The Bicentennial Plaque before the frame and lights were added.
Letter of Recognition from the Lebanon area Chamber of Commerce congratulating Lebanon Masonic Lodge on their 200th Anniversary.
Bro. Brian Jackson receiving a special pin from Grand Master Steven E. Cokonougher
History of the Lebanon Masonic Lodge 200th Anniversary Plaque...
L to R: 200th Anniversary MM candidate Brian Jackson, Lebanon City Mayor Amy Brewer, 2015 Lebanon Masonic Lodge 26 Worshipful Master David Vonderhaar
The late Brother Dale Nicholas receiving his 60 year pin from WB Greg Terry
Mayor Amy Brewer presenting the letter to the officers of Lebanon Masonic Lodge 26 in front of the Bicentennial Plaque.
The www.lebanonlodge26.com website manager, Michael E. Hayslip II, poses with the George Washington Gavel
WB David Vonderhaar with MWB Steven E. Cokonougher
The ceremonial gavel that President George Washington used to lay the cornerstone of the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. was also on site for the celebration
Besides the Officer names, brothers were able to purchase their own name plates to add to the plaque for $100. The proceeds went toward the cost of the 200th Anniversary celebrations.
WB Vonderhaar holds a replica of the gavel
As of this writing, there are still spots available for sale. (January 2018) If you are interested click the image of the order form for a printable version.
WB David Vonderhaar was responsible for the design and installation of the black granite plaque which hangs in the dining hall at Lebanon Masonic Lodge.
Additional Bicentennial Celebration highlights...
Even in the dark, you will know what Lodge you're attending...
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