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Friday, March 11, 2016

Dr. Andrew Prescott Lecture in St. Catharines, Ontario 3/20/16

To my friends in Ontario.

The Seventh Annual Dr. Charles A. Sankey Lecture in Masonic Studies at Brock University, funded by the College of Freemasonry, will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT) 
at the Sean O'Sullivan Theatre
500 Glenridge Avenue
Saint Catharines, ON L2S 3A1, Canada

This year's Sankey Lecture will be presented by Dr. Andrew Prescott. Dr. Prescott will be presenting Searching for the Apple Tree: What Happened in 1716?  - work that he has done jointly with Dr. Susan M. Sommers Professor of History, Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Dr. Sommers was the 2015 Sankey Lecturer. 
They will be looking at the history of the Apple Tree Tavern in Covent Garden, where the first meetings that led to the formation of the Grand Lodge in London were supposedly held.
Dr. Andrew Prescott, FSA, FRHistS, is the Professor of Digital Humanities, AHRC Theme Leader Fellow for Digital Transformations, of the University of Glasgow. 
There is NO CHARGE for attending the event, but TICKETS ARE required.
Tickets for the March 20, 2016 Sankey Lecture are now available from THIS WEBSITE.

This program is sponsored by the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario.

(Also, Dr. Susan M. Sommers' presentation from last year, "The Masonic Empire of Thomas Dunckerley: England to Quebec and the Broad Oceans In-between", can be seen here.)

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