Grand Secretary’s Apron, 1799

A silk apron worn by Grand Secretary Reinier Jan van den Broek (van den Broeck), who served as Grand Secretary of the Grand Lodge of New York during the last year of MW Robert R Livingston’s time as Grand Master (1784-1800). This Apron was presented in 1802 by...

1817 Slave Manumission (copy)

In honor of the upcoming, June 29th Free Library Lecture , Freemasonry and The Underground Railroad, by RW Moises Gomez, Past Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge of New Jersey, (Note: seating is limited, please RSVP at...

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...

Santa Anna’s 1825 Scottish Rite Certificate

This is an extraordinary Scottish Rite certificate that confirms the previously undocumented membership status of Mexican President and General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Click here to see the full artifact record in our Online Museum. There had always been the...