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Moon Lodge

Posted by Sam Salama P.M. on March 22, 2009 at 6:33 PM

A century ago there were more than 3,000 Masonic lodges, which can be  described as "Moon Lodges"; in 1954 there were fewer than 500. These  lodges meet on the day of the full moon for practical reasons; the brethren  had light to travel home after dark. The advent of electricity, streetlights, and  the automobile made the reason for meeting on such nights antiquated  through unique. Minnesota had a number of these Lodges. Accacia Lodge  #51 still meets on the Wednesday of any week that has a full moon in it..   


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