St. Johns No. 63 (1843 – 1993)

Ceremony of Laying the Cornerstone for current Carleton Place Masonic Temple - 1911
Ceremony of Laying the Cornerstone for current Carleton Place Masonic Temple – 1911

In 1993, V.W.Bro. G.A. Sandy Docker set about the enormous task of writing a history of St. John’s Lodge No. 63.  It is an interesting story, as it dates back to prior to the creation of the Grand Lodge of Canada, and encompasses the struggle between rival Grand Lodges for legitimacy.  If you have some time, please take a look and learn about Freemasonry in Carleton Place (Morphy’s Falls) in days of Yore. The link below will take you to the PDF. It is about 15 Mb therefore takes a couple of moments to load, depending on the speed of your internet service.

Full PDF of St Johns 63 History compress