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Friday, March 18, 2011

Masonic Society in Ohio: Freemasonry & the Civil War

Freemasonry & the Civil War
A Masonic Society Symposium
Hosted by the Ohio Second Circle

Saturday, May 21, 2011 - 10 am to Noon
West Gate Lodge No. 623, 2925 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio
(On the site of Camp Chase - Columbus' Civil War POW Camp)


9 am – Registration, Coffee & Donuts

10 am – Speakers

11:30 am – Roundtable Discussion

Noon – Dismissal


• Ohio in the Civil War – an Overview
Dr. Amos J. Loveday, Chief Curator (1981-1995), The Ohio Historical Society

• "Pro Deo et Patria": Freemasons, Captivity, and the American Civil War
Dr. Jose Diaz, Associate Curator for Collections, The Ohio State University

• Freemasons at Gettysburg
Ronald L. Winnett, Past Grand Master (2008), The Grand Lodge of Ohio, F&AM

Roundtable Discussion

• Mining for Masonic Artifacts, Facts & Fiction
Chad E. Simpson, Director of Program Development, The Grand Lodge of Ohio, F&AM

This event is open to Masons and their guests.

To register email: CivilWar@freemason.com or call 614-273-9314

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