Goulburn Masonic Temple

Even were it not for the fact that this renaissance/classical style building is called “The Masonic Temple”, the iconic compass and square symbol atop the building immediately gives it away as a Masonic/ Freemason building. Continue reading “Goulburn Masonic Temple”

Frock-up For The Gundagai Theatre

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Moving back down onto Sheridan Street having view the former Gundagai Literary Institute we come across another former cultural institution – the Gundagai Theatre. ‘My what a terribly cultured place this Gundagai is’, I hear you say. Continue reading “Frock-up For The Gundagai Theatre”

Museum of Freemasonry

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World-wide, Freemasonry has always been and remains shrouded in mystique. How can this be for an organisation some 300+ years old (with roots back to trade organisations in the 1400s) with a current membership of around six million? Are Freemasons latter day Knights Templar? What do the handshakes mean? Why the regalia and other symbolism?  Do they really run the United States and other countries? Continue reading “Museum of Freemasonry”