(past) Table Lodge on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

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Jan 042011
 

Brethren:

This is  a fundraiser for the M&L, I hope you can attend and please invite others.

The North Texas Masonic Museum & Library invites you to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the start of the siege of the Alamo “The Shrine of Texas Liberty” on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 at 6:30PM. The Museum & Library will be hosting a black tie Table Lodge fundraiser to commemorate the 175th Anniversary of the struggle for Freedom and Liberty in Texas at its historic location of 1414 J Avenue in downtown Plano, Texas. www.northtexashistory.org

A historical presentation about, and toasts will be given to, the stories of Sam Houston, James Bowie, James Neil, William Travis, and Santa Ana, etc.  You might be surprised by what you learn.

A Prime Rib dinner will be cooked, complete with toasting glasses, gloves, and quality Texas spirits.  Tickets are tax deductible donations to the Museum & Library for $50 each person and are limited to the first 30 people to RSVP.   Please e-mail me and mail your RSVP to:  North Texas Masonic Museum & Library, PO Box 860475, Plano, TX 75086-0475.

A 175th anniversary celebration only comes once in a lifetime!  We hope to see you then!

Fraternally,

JJ Miller

214-733-1814

jjmiller768@yahoo.com

(past) Dallas Masonic Services Bureau

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Nov 172010
 

Dallas Masonic Services Bureau will hold their next event at Plano Lodge on Nov. 22nd.

6:30 dinner, 7:15 lecture.

State Senator Florence Shapiro will speak on education.

(This is the first time DMSB has held an event in Plano.)

(past) Conference of the Middle Chamber

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Nov 122010
 

The next meeting of the Conference of the Middle Chamber will be Saturday, November 20th between 1 and 4pm.   There will be three lectures giving on various topics.  Please refer to www.northtexashistory.org for more details!

See you there.

America: Founded in a Masonic Lodge

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Sep 162010
 

Brethren,

On Saturday, October 16, 2010 from 2-4PM the North Texas Masonic Museum & Library invites you to hear Dr. Steven C. Bullock speak about his book, Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasons and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840. His presentation will reveal the legacy of Freemasonry before, during, and after the Revolutionary War, which continues to make America the land of the free.

You all know why Masonry is very important to you. Come find out why it was so important to the founding of our country. This is the first of three forums about the roll Masonry has played in founding our country.

Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.northtexashistory.org .

Fraternally,

JJ Miller

Museum & Library Work Day

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Sep 162010
 

Our North Texas Masonic Historical Museum & Library is conducting a volunteer word day this Saturday, September 18th. We will be starting at 8am and plan to continue working all day long (until 3pm). Please, attend and lend a few hours of your time to improving our museum & library.

The M&L will focus on developing new programming, fulfilling our grant obligations (yes we receive outside funding), looking for new programs, cataloging and preserving many of the books donated.

If you have not been, stop by to see the progress to date. We are open to the public 3 days a week, we have a very nice collection of books on Masonry & North Texas History. Our displays in the museum reflect many Masonic artifacts, people, places, and local history.

Help us to make places, events, and people come alive again!