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Sunday, June 12, 2011

Masonic Lodge Banners

While Masonic lodge banners are uncommon throughout most of the United States, they are a regular feature in lodge rooms around the world. They can be found in nearly every English constitution lodge, frequently with a custom lodge crest design.

Have a look at the Lodge Banners website at www.lodgebanners.co.uk for a glimpse of the wide variety of these works of art. Examples are usually accompanied by a history or explanation of the symbols.

(Photo: the banner of Ashmole Lodge No. 5128 in Warrington, England.)


  1. What is the purpose of the banner? Is it a calling back to the days of heraldry? I've also noticed Lodge crests which is why I'm asking.


  2. http://freemasonry.london.museum/it/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/Standards-and-Banners-in-Freemasonry-_2_.pdf


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