TENNESSEE MASONIC BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
DECEMBER 27, 2013
The M. W. Grand Lodge of Tennessee F&AM was chartered by the M. W. Grand Lodge of North Carolina AF&AM on December 27, 1813. This is the first time in recorded Masonic history that one Grand Lodge chartered another.
To mark this event, a bicentennial celebration is in the planning stages. It will be held in Knoxville on St. John's Day, Friday December 27, 2013.
On December 27, 1913, a similar centennial celebration was held. The first 50 pages of the 1914 Grand Lodge Proceedings contain a record of this event.
The upcoming 2013 event is in the very early planning stages. Volunteers are needed to plan and conduct this event. To get involved, of for more information, please contact any member of the planning committtee:
John Palmer, PGM, Grand Secretary
Bobby Demott, Past Grand Historian
To help fund the celebration, a 2013 Commemorative knife has been issued and is available for $50.00 per knife. More information can be found at http://www.gmwp.org/knife.
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