The COVID-19 nationwide shutdown has affected quite literally everything in life, and the Dwight L. Smith Lodge of Research is no exception. Our annual summer meeting would have taken place as part of the Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge F&AM of Indiana, but that event has been postponed twice, and finally canceled entirely by […]
To the Grand Lodge: In 2019-20, the Dwight L. Smith Lodge of Research strengthened its mission to actively work in tandem with the Masonic Library & Museum of Indiana and the Historical Commission as a functioning research arm of those two intertwined committees. In this way, our combined strengths and abilities complement each other to […]
Video discussion with Clifton Truman Davis, Chris Hodapp and John Hess about Harry Truman and Freemasonry.
Statewide restrictions placed on group gatherings by Indiana Governor Holcomb in response to the COVID-19 Wuhan virus pandemic are changing on an almost daily basis. The current plan for the rescheduled Annual Communication on July 14th, 2020 is to have a reduced session on Tuesday only, and quite possibly with a limited number of participants. […]
UPDATED JULY 20, 2020: DUE TO INDIANA’S COVID VIRUS RESTRICTIONS, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED BY THE GRAND MASTER AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED. It’s been four decades since the Grand Lodge of Indiana has erected any new historical markers across the state, but that will change on April 11th, 2020. MW Kenneth Roy Jr. and the […]