Tusk signed by Brother Peary

This tusk is signed by Admiral Robert E. Peary, and may be a match to one documented as having been made into a gavel for Peary Lodge No. 997, which was presented to the Peary Lodge No. 997, Yonkers, NY, by Right Worshipful Brother A. J. Squires. Brother Peary (b. May...

Vietnam War Masonic Gift Packages

During the Vietnam War, The Grand Lodge of New York sent Gift Packages to the soldiers in the field. Beginning in 1966, with $10,000 drawn from the Victory Chest Fund, the “Grand Lodge of New York initiated a ‘continuing gift package program’...

1797 Sign, “E. Crosby’s Inn”

This very rare, two-sided inn sign is believed to have belonged to Epenetus Crosby, who “was an early tavern-keeper in Patterson, NY, on the road running south to Cowl’s Corners…” (Lathrop, 1926, pg. 265) See the full record in the Grand...

Mid-late 1700s Mug, Worcester ware

This mug depicts three Freemasons, a Master, a Senior Warden and a Junior Warden, each wearing the jewel of his Office. Masonic symbols cover the mug: square; radiant triangle; G; upraised, bent arm holding a trowel; cable; compasses and circle segment; radiant sun;...