PAUL REVERE AND FREEMASONRY

PAUL REVERE AND FREEMASONRY
PAUL REVERE AND FREEMASONRY
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Paul Revere's masonic career spanned fifty years of his adult life, from 1760 to 1810. These were years marked by change, encompassing the American Revolution and the early years of the Republic. For Massachusetts Freemasonry, it was also a period of growth and turmoil, in which Revere played a prominent role. Both as a founding member and frequent officeholder, he left his mark on three Boston Lodges—St. Andrew's Lodge, the Massachusetts Grand Lodge, and Rising States. An examination of Revere's masonic experienceswill illuminatenot only the history of these three Boston Lodges, but also what it meant to be a Freemason in the eighteenth century and how it affected the lives of men such as Paul Revere. 122 pages Paperback