Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Traveling Gavel

On October 16, 2012, fifteen brethren from Modesto Lodge no. 206 traveled to Oak Summit Lodge no. 112 in Knight’s Ferry for their October stated meeting. Our purpose was a brotherly, yet devious, act of support; we were there to … Continue reading

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District 442 Joint Degree

Congratulations to Brother Romeo, who was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason on September 27, 2012. The degree team, organized by our district 442 inspector, consisted of members from the Mt. Oso Lodge in Tracy, Tyrian Lodge in … Continue reading

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November Trestleboard

Trestleboard  November 2012 Some Highlights State Meeting:  November 1st (Dinner at 6:30, Meeting at 7:30 pm) – Elections of 2013 Officers Modesto Shrine Club Past Presidents Dinner:  November 12th (6 pm) Cigar Night: November 14th at lodge barbecue area (unless … Continue reading

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Some Lodge History

We are always looking for ways to improve our site and make it more interesting for our guests.  We have added a new page to our blog: More Information.  In this section, we have reprinted an article about how to … Continue reading

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Entered Apprentices and Fellowcrafts Welcomed

There have been many firsts for Freemasonry in Modesto since we began to meet one October night 142 years ago. On Thursday, October 4, 2012, there was another first as Entered Apprentices and Fellowcrafts were welcomed into our lodge meetings. … Continue reading

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Masonic Poem

”MASONIC POEM” Those men who help my dad each day, They wear those Mason rings. Square and Compass set in gold, The praise of which I sing. My dad, he hurt his back you know, One cold and wintry day. … Continue reading

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Famous Masons – Tom Mix

Famous Masons – Tom Mix Utopia Lodge No. 537 Los Angeles Brother Mix was first an actual Texas Ranger and then he became a famous cowboy movie star. Tom Mix was in 336 movies, only seven were talkies. The only … Continue reading

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Child ID at the International Heritage Festival

Modesto Masons joined the fun at the International Heritage Festival in front of the Gallo Center on October 6, 2012 to conduct the Child ID program. The festival began around 11 am and included music, dancers, and ethnic booths representing … Continue reading

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October Events

Trestleboard-October 2012 Another busy month with Modesto Masons: October 4 – Stated Meeting October 7 – Octoberfest – Beer and Brats! (begins at 3 pm) October 10 – Cigar Night: 6:00 pm October 11 – Past Masters Night (dinner at … Continue reading

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