• Lodge No. 43 – The “Mother” Lodge of the 1st Masonic District

    By Nathaniel Gilchrist P.M., Lodge No. 43 Librarian On June 26, 1953, at a Sunbury Lodge No. 22 Stated Meeting in Sunbury Pa., with representatives from Lodge No. 43, Lancaster […]

  • Top Ten Masonic Books

    ALBERT L. EINOLF LIBRARY AND MUSEUM Article by NAT GILCHRIST P.M. The internet contains dozens of Top Ten Masonic Book lists recommended for every Freemason to read. The Lodge 43 […]

  • Masonry Triumphant

    By Nathaniel Gilchrist P.M., Lodge No. 43 (with contributions from George Grove and Jim Stephens) Lodge 43 has been blessed with a rich history that has included people, events, and […]

  • 1798 – Agreement Between the Borough of Lancaster and Lodge 43

    The following report is a condensed version of an article that appeared in the June 12, 2022, Sunday News written by LNP reporter Tom Lisi. You can read that article […]

  • Masonic Aprons of Lodge No. 43

    This week’s spotlight on the Albert L. Einolf Museum was prepared by Nathaniel Gilchrist P.M., Lodge No. 43. Henry Shippen Masonic Apron, Early 19th century Measurements: Image: height 19”, width […]

  • Important Blood + Organ Donor Updates

    The District One Masonic Blood Donation Committee has come up with a way for lodge members to get credit for each donation they make. Unfortunately, the old way where each […]