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Tuesday, October 04, 2011

House of the Temple Centennial 10/16-18


Between October 16th and 18th, the centennial celebration of the laying of the House of the Temple Cornerstone will take place in Washington DC. October 16th-17th events are limited to just 200 attendees, but the Oct 18th Reenactment is open to the public.
• Oct 16: Guided tours.
• 10/17: Cornerstone symposium. Speakers will include Thomas Luebke, Sec of US Commission on Fine Arts; Hartman Cox Architects on John Russell Pope's significance; Arturo de Hoyos on Masonic Symbolism of the House of the Temple; Sean Graystone on Renovating the Temple for a New Century.
• 10/18: Re-enactment of Conerstone ceremony with the Grand Lodge of the District of Columbia.


$100 for Scottish Rite Masons and their family, $200 for non-members. Register by calling 866-448-3773

The House of the Temple is the national headquarters of the Scottish Rite Southern Jurisdiction.

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