Union Star Lodge No. 320 Initiates New Entered Apprentice
On Monday evening, November 21, 2022, Union Star Lodge No. 320 F.A.&M. performed the 1st Degree ritual to initiate Brother Mark Spezzano as it’s latest Entered Apprentice. In September, Jorge Del Toro was similarly initiated. The event was well attended, including Assistant Grand Lecturer V⸫W⸫ James MacDuff. The Brothers of…
From Tavern to Hotel to Temple: The History of 3 North Main Street
Presentation by Chris Carosa for the Honeoye Falls – Town of Mendon Historical Society on Thursday, January 7, 2021. Today we know it as the Masonic Temple building. Indeed the local Masonic lodge first met there 100 years ago on November 15, 1920. But before that it was the literal…
Union Star Lodge No. 320 Temple History Appears in Monroe District Newsletter
In 1906, Union Star Lodge decided it didn’t want to rent anymore. It wanted a home it could call its own. In 1920, things began to move in earnest.
Honeoye Falls Masonic Temple Turns 100!
When the new Temple was opened for public inspection on November 15, 1920, it was proclaimed at the time as “one of the finest buildings for lodge purposes in the State.”
Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York – 1913
Find out about the official report of Union Star Lodge No. 320, F. & A. M. as it was in 1913.
History of Monroe County – Mendon
By the late 19th Century, the doings of the local masonic lodge was considered an important aspect of a community’s history. It was no different for Mendon and Honeoye Falls.
Masonic Hall Burns
Yet another distant newspaper covers the fire that destroyed Union Star Lodge No. 320’s records. Does anyone else find this odd?
“Our Midnight Dispatches”
Why did the news of the fire that destroyed the Honeoye Falls Masonic Lodge’s records get covered from this far away?
This is how the fire that destroyed Union Star Lodge No. 320 records was initially covered.
Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York – 1860
Find out about the official report of Union Star Lodge No. 320, F. & A. M. as it was in 1860.