The Patriot Mason: Freemasonry in American Society

Friday November 11 2011 0:00
An exhibition exploring the role of freemasonry in American society from the eighteenth century to the present, drawing on objects, books and documents from the museum's collections. Exhibits include one of the world's rarest masonic books, published by Benjamin Franklin in 1734, displayed alongside the elaborate costumes and medals (known as jewels) worn by American freemasons.