Monthly Archives: July 2012

August 2012 Trestleboard

August 2012 Trestleboard

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Not just a lot of hot air

Modesto lodge’s monthly Cigar Night continues to be hit for both Masons and non-Masons alike.  Every second Wednesday of the month, Masons, friends, and family gather together to enjoy a delicious dinner, libations, camaraderie, and..of course…some fine premium cigars. Routinely, … Continue reading

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Honoring those who honored us

Every Memorial Day weekend Acacia Memorial Park  proudly displays over 200 American flags along the driveways within the cemetery.  Volunteers from Modesto lodge, which owns and operates Acacia, came out each morning and afternoon to raise and lower the flags. … Continue reading

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Over a Century of Freemasonry in Modesto

Modesto lodge no. 206 was chartered in Tuolumne City, California on October 14, 1870, then as Stanislaus lodge no. 206.  Ulysses S. Grant was president of the United States.  The Civil War had concluded only five years previously.  San Francisco … Continue reading

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Ritual Competition

On Saturday, June 16th, the officers of Modesto Lodge 206 traveled to Folsom to compete in the Grand Lodge Ritual Competition. Thanks to all the officers, Rocky Gould for sitting as Marshal, Frank Cottle for sitting in as Tiler, and … Continue reading

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Trestleboard – July 2012

July 2012 – Trestleboard Busy month ahead – Thursdays: Stated Meeting, 1st Degrees, Pool Tournament and 2nd Degrees Child ID at the Stanislaus County Fair on the 22nd

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