The George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria has been designated one of four new national historic landmarks in the United States. This was announced by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis last Tuesday. The neoclassical tower which is built on a hill overlooking Old Town Alexandria, is "among the most architecturally significant projects to honor George Washington and one of the boldest private efforts to memorialize him," the Park Service said in an announcement.

Freemasons in Jerusalem

The images in this article were taken in Jerusalem, Israel in Zedekiah's Cave (King Solomon's Quarries). The cave is located directly under the Temple Mount or where King Solomon's Temple would have been.

The brethren initiated a Palestinian Muslim to the Craft in a Degree conferral that had Jews, Christians, Muslims and other religions sitting side by side and enjoying each other's company. This is something which is not possible in the world outside.

In this short and inspiring movie, Ben Franklin explains what it means to be a Freemason.

I'm happy to say that we've added over 280 new entries to the Masonic links directory today. These are gathered from the old site at We aim to make this site a great resource for Freemasons across the globe and continue to add links from the old site until it's complete.

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Fraternal greetings from Norway!