HISTORY AND RITUALS

Masonic Astronauts

Masonic Astronauts

Col. Edwin Eugene “Buzz” Aldrin Apollo 11 b. January 20, 1930 The second man to walk on the moon, Aldrin was the first Freemason to set foot upon the celestial globe. Initiated at Oak Park Lodge No. 864, Montgomery, Alabama, on February 17, 1955 Passed to Fellowcraft on April 12, 1955 Raised at Lawrence N. …

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FREEMASONRY & THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR

THE SEPARATE FRATERNITY INSPIRED BY FOUNDING SUPPORT FROM TEMPLAR CHIVALRY As a historical institution, the Order of the Temple of Solomon is distinctly “Non-Masonic”. This neutral description objectively reflects the following facts: (1) The chivalric Order of the Temple of Solomon of the Middle Ages never merged into the later fraternity of Freemasonry of the …

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