Our Story

Richland Masonic Club

In 1945 the members of a Masonic Club were granted a dispensation to form a Lodge, and so began our story. A charter granted in 1946 designated it as Richland Lodge No. 283. On September 4th, 1950 the first stated meeting was held in our current location at 412 Thayer Drive in Richland Washington. Freemasonry … Read more

July 4, 2020

Happy Independence Day

The July 4th observance of Independence day, in celebration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, holds a special place in the heart of many American Freemasons. Not only because several men who signed the Declaration of Independence were Masons, but more importantly, because of the principals of Freemasonry that helped lay the foundation … Read more

Laudable Pursuit

Knights of the North

At our first stated meeting in March we launched into a series of discussions on the article “Laudable Pursuit” published by the Knights of the North, a group of Masons discussing online, two booklets originally written by PGM Dwight Smith in the early 1960’s In the years since its publication it has been featured on … Read more