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From the East Greetings, Brethren, Another month has passed and like the month we are now in, we must march forward. The past month wasn’t especially busy, compared to the previous ones, and provided us with a chance to catch our breath. March, however, is already shaping up to be […]

March 2017 Newsletter


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Waco 92 has been busy in many ways so far in 2017. We continued in our annual capacity as the workforce behind Grand Lodge’s coffee shop during the Grand Communication from January 19-21. Masons from all over Texas raved on social media about the bbq we served. Waco 92 also […]

Waco 92 Kicks Off 2017


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Since 1851, five buildings have served as the permanent meeting places of Waco 92. From 1851 to 1857, we met in the Walker & Toole store very near where the Suspension Bridge was eventually built. From 1857 to 1875, we met in the Downs Building on the Square. It burned […]

New Image Discovered of Early Waco 92 Building



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February 2017 From the East Brethren, Another month has zipped by; in fact, it came and went so quickly, I am late with this message from the east. January was busy with the Grand Lodge annual communication, and Waco 92 was busy with running the snack bar there. It was […]

February 2017 Newsletter


The Masonic Memorial Temple of the Grand Lodge of Texas 5
How Waco 92 Made Waco the Capital of Texas Masonry The first time a Grand Lodge session was held in Waco was 1857. Waco 92 members such as the legendary Joseph Speight and early Texas doctor William Oakes were on the hosting committee and the event was so successful that it became a […]

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Gerald Ford and Roger Conger
At 4:45 p.m. on April 29, 1976, people gathered along the banks of the Brazos River at an old, marvelous suspension bridge to watch the President of the United States, Gerald Ford, use a ceremonial shovel to break the ground on what would be Indian Springs Park. Afterwards, he gave a […]

When Roger Conger Brought the President to Waco



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From the East Brethren, I hope that all of you have had a pleasant holiday period and a chance to rest refresh yourselves. At the time of this writing, another year has ended, and a new one has begun. Last year was a busy one even to the end of […]

January 2017 Newsletter


Ed Brown presents Brett Carroll with the award
At the December 2016 stated meeting, Waco Masonic Lodge #92 had the pleasure of honoring two men in the Waco community: Brother Brett Carroll, a past master of our Lodge, and Dr. Elton Stuckly of Texas State Technical College(TSTC). Dr. Stuckly is currently serving as the Executive Vice Chancellor and […]

2016 Waco Masonic Awards Night


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 December Newsletter “Of These, the Greatest is Charity“ Greetings, brethren. December is already upon us, and this is arguably our busiest season! We are ringing the bells this Saturday, December 3rd, which is a long standing tradition. At the time of this writing, there are still slots from 4PM to […]

December Newsletter



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From the East Brethren, November has arrived and we are staying busy with our lodge activities. We just raised a brother to the sublime degree of a master mason. By the time you read this, we will also have passed a brother to the degree of fellowcraft. Added to that, […]

November Newsletter