Posted by: texasaggie04 | May 7, 2012

Corinne Lodge #5, Free & Accepted Masons of Utah

 Corinne Lodge #5, Free & Accepted Masons of Utah

Please visit the website for the 5th oldest Masonic Lodge in Utah.  Corinne Lodge #5 was chartered on November 11th, 1873, and currently resides in the oldest building used by a Masonic Lodge in the entire state of Utah.  To learn more about Corinne Lodge #5, go to the following website:

Posted by: texasaggie04 | April 15, 2010

Helen Keller: Masonic Quote of the Day, by a non-Mason

Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.

Helen Keller

Posted by: texasaggie04 | April 9, 2010

Winston Churchill: Masonic Quote of the Day

Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.
Winston Churchill

Posted by: texasaggie04 | April 9, 2010

Harry S. Truman: Masonic Quote of the Day

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.
Harry S. Truman

Posted by: texasaggie04 | April 7, 2010

Brigham Young Wearing a Masonic Pin

an uncensored photograph of Young wearing a Masonic pin

Brigham Young’s Masonic History

  • Young became a Mason at the Nauvoo Lodge

  • He was Initiated on 4/7/1842, Passed on 4/8/1842 & Raised on  4/9/1842.

According to the Official Lodge Minutes, Joseph Smith was present at the 1st and 3rd of these degrees  Later, Young led a majority of the Mormons from Nauvoo to the Great Salt Lake Valley in Utah after the assassination of the Prophet and there served as the second president of the church.

  • Young was known to have worn a Masonic stick pin on his shirt at various times for the rest of his life.

  • This pin has been edited out of all official LDS images of Young. The image above was not edited. 

Posted by: texasaggie04 | March 31, 2010

Mark Twain: Masonic Quote of the Day

A person with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds.
Mark Twain

Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.
Mark Twain

Posted by: texasaggie04 | March 25, 2010

Shriners Mounted Horse Patrol at the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

I love my Fez (hat of the Shriners) but it felt strange to wear such a goofy hat on the back of the horse….it made me realize how much I equate horseback riding with my dusty ‘ol black cowboy hat.  I swear I felt that hat staring at me accusingly after the parade!

Posted by: texasaggie04 | March 25, 2010

Harry S. Truman 33rd Degree: Masonic Quote of the Day

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.
Harry S. Truman

Posted by: texasaggie04 | February 22, 2010

George Washington: Masonic Quote of the Day

A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.

George Washington

Posted by: texasaggie04 | February 22, 2010

Mark Twain: Masonic Quote of the Day

All you need is ignorance and confidence and the success is sure.

Mark Twain

Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Mark Twain

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