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The Masonic Hall of Fame: Extraordinary Freemasons in American History

The Masonic Hall of Fame: Extraordinary Freemasons in American History
November 1, 2021 to October 25, 2024

The Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library presents “The Masonic Hall of Fame: Extraordinary Freemasons in American History,” a new exhibition that showcases inspiring American Freemasons and introduces visitors to the history of Freemasonry in the United States.

Hall of Fame

Throughout the exhibition, visitors will meet extraordinary Masons who, through their outsized contributions to Freemasonry, government, the arts, and other pursuits, made a profound impact on their world and ours. Ten Hall of Fame inductees will be featured this year, and more will be added in 2022 and 2023.  Click on any of this year’s inductees to learn more!

Notable and Everyday Americans

Drawing on images and objects from the Museum & Library’s collection, the exhibition also looks at the history of Freemasonry in the United States from its beginnings in the 1700s to the present day. Visitors will encounter both remarkable and everyday Freemasons who helped to build communities, establish charitable institutions, and shape American society. Rooted in the fraternal bonds and connections between members, Freemasonry continues to play an important part in the lives of members and their families. “The Masonic Hall of Fame: Extraordinary Freemasons in American History” illuminates some of the ways that the United States and Freemasonry have grown, thrived, and changed together.