Join us on Saturday May 1st, 2021 the Dwight L. Smith Lodge of Research will host a field trip to the Lafayette, Indiana area. Masons, non-Masons, spouses and partners are all welcome to join us for this day. Our itinerary is as follows: 11am – Meet at the Tippecanoe Battlefield Park and Museum for a tour of […]
WB Barry White has just published a new reference work of great importance to Indiana Freemasons. ‘Along the Way’ is a comprehensive survey of the men who have served as Grand Master for the Grand Lodge F&AM of Indiana, from 1818 through 2021, with histories, photographs, biographies of each of these brethren. The price is […]
Indiana Past Grand Master Robert R. “Gus” Stevens has fulfilled his mission on this earth and on January 20, 2021 received the “white stone with a new name written thereon” that will ensure perpetual happiness in the paradise of God. PGM Stevens passed away peacefully on January 20th at the age of 89. He served […]
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 […]