Thursday, February 15, 2018

‘Masonic research at Manassas’

The next meeting of Civil War Lodge of Research 1865 is taking shape. The lodge announced yesterday that it will meet at the Manassas Battlefield in Virginia in April. A weekend of activity, actually. From the publicity:

Civil War Lodge of Research 1865
Saturday, April 21 at 10 a.m.
Stuart’s Hill, Manassas Battlefield

The weekend will start with a meeting in conjunction with Manassah Lodge 182 (9810 Cockrell Road, Manassas) on Friday, April 20. Dinner at six. The guest of honor will be the MEGHP of Royal Arch Masons.

The next day’s itinerary is:

8 a.m. – Refreshments at Manassah Lodge
8:45 – Relocate to Stuart’s Hill at the Manassas Battlefield for an outdoor meeting (bring a chair)
10 a.m. – Civil War Lodge of Research 1865 opens
Noon – Lodge closes, but to be followed by a talk at Brawner Farm
1 p.m. – Barbecue lunch at Manassah Lodge
2:45 – Return to Battlefield for Deep Cut and Unfinished Railroad tour
4:30 – Stop at Visitors Center

Accommodations are available at Comfort Suites Manassas. When booking, mention the Bennett Hart/Masons block or rooms or use code 570704495.

While the lodge meetings are for Masons only, the other events are open to the brethren’s ladies and friends.

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