Saturday, June 17, 2017

‘Freemasonry and the Underground Railroad’

Upcoming lecture. From the publicity:

Moises Gomez
The Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Masonic Library of the Grand Lodge of New York will welcome RW Moises Gomez, Past Master of Atlas-Pythagoras Lodge 10 in New Jersey, to present a lecture on “Freemasonry and the Underground Railroad.” Thursday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m. at Masonic Hall (71 West 23rd Street in Manhattan).

Through this lecture, Gomez plans to construe the evolution of the Abolitionist movement and its relationship with Freemasonry. In addition to discussing the Abolitionist movement, he will speak about the role that Prince Hall Freemasons played in their struggle to achieve justice, freedom, and equality for all.

Gomez has presided over six Masonic bodies and has membership in more than 30 Masonic organizations, research groups, and societies, such as SRICF, AASR, York Rite, Red Cross of Constantine, Athelstan, and National Sojourners and Operatives. He is the chairman of the annual Allied Masonic Degrees Masonic Week in Virginia, and is a past Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge of New Jersey.

Seating is limited, so please RSVP here. Photo ID is required to enter Masonic Hall.


Eric Harrell said...

Sounds very interesting to me.

R. Smith said...

Sorry I could not attend this program. I would have been very interested. Lucian Lathrop,the first Master of My lodge, Sylvania 287, Sylvania, Oh. And Who served 1856, 1857, 1860, 1863-1868. Was an active conductor on the underground railroad. His Home The Lathrop House is a site and museum for the Underground Railroad.
R. Smith Sylvania, OH