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Monday, June 06, 2011

74th annual Great Smokies York Rite Gathering in Maggie Valley, NC 7/10-12

The 74th annual Great Smokies York Rite Gathering in Maggie Valley, North Carolina runs from Saturday, July 10th through Tuesday, July 12th, 2011.

Things kick off Saturday night with a dinner and a York Rite College meeting, but the program officially opens on Sunday. Nearly 400 Masons and family members attended last year's program. If you haven't been to Maggie Valley before, it may very well be the best kept secret in Freemasonry. For more information see www.yorkrite.com/nc/GSSAprogram.htm

Keynote Address will be by Lewis R. Ledford Grand Master of the Grand Lodge, A.F.& A.M. of North Carolina.

Addresses by Distinguished Guest Masons:

• Joe R. Manning, Governor General of York Rite Sovereign College, NA

• Richard Gan, Past Deputy Grand Secretary, Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons, London and editor of The Square Magazine

• Kevin Townley, Past Master from Colorado, and author of numerous works on esotericism, alchemy and the Western Mysteries.

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