Brattleboro Lodge No 102

Free & Accepted Masons




Welcome to the Brattleboro Masonic Lodge's website. Feel free to browse anywhere. If you have any events coming up in your lodge, please add them to our calendar.


Masonry is the world's oldest and largest fraternity for men. Although the details of Masonry's beginnings are lost, it is certain that in 1717 four lodges met in a London coffeehouse and formed the first Grand Lodge or association of lodges.


Masonry entered this country early in our history. Benjamin Franklin, an active Mason, printed the first Masonic book published in the United States. George Washington and other American leaders were active Masons.


Brattleboro Lodge is now allowing public usage of the lodge for gatherings, reception and other function needing a large gathering room and kitchen. For information regarding the use of the building, contact the steward at or call at (802) 254-4801.



Where Did We Come From??


Although the actual origins of Freemasonry are clouded in the mists of antiquity, it is widely agreed that Masonry dates back to the late fourteenth century and flourished during the middle ages when guilds of Operative Masons traveled throughout Europe building the great gothic cathedrals. Apprentices were taken in and taught the craft by Master Masons who passed on the secrets of the trade. As building declined, the guilds began to accept members who were not actually stone Masons. From these roots evolved Speculative Masonry, as we know it today.


Ritual, that is, the initiation of candidates conducted within each lodge has been the same work that's been done for hundreds and hundreds of years. Every Mason, on earth, has been led through the same traditions and instructed in the same mysteries and secrets of Freemasonry. But, make no mistake Freemasonry is not a secret organization. If it were, our buildings would not be easily identifiable and our members would not wear rings and other jewelry with the familiar square & compasses emblem.



Message From The East


Bro. Austin Daniel Kenney, 3rd Degree Master Mason

Sep 10, 2015 - Brattleboro Lodge #102 of Freemasons had the honor of bestowing the 3rd Degree on Bro. Austin Daniel Kenney. Bro. Kenney to our knowledge is the youngest man to become a Master Mason in Brattleboro Lodge at least in recent times. At 18 he just graduated from high school.





Oct 1st 6:30pm Rehearsal for FC Degree
Candidate Instructions
Oct 7th 6:00pm District 8 Past Master's Association Meeting at Mt. Lebanon Lodge in Jamaica.

The supper will be provided by the members of the MT Lebanon Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.

This meeting is important for two reasons. First, we will be entertaining nominations for the next District Deputy for District 8, so be considering who you will like to have to carry on that position starting the end of June, 2016. Second, we will also have a rehearsal for the District meeting at 7:30 PM at Mt. Lebanon Lodge.

To help give the Eastern Star an idea of how many meals to prepare for please get back to Stephen Farrington, RWPDDGM Secretary Dist. 8 Past Master's Association and let him know that you will be attending.
Oct 8th 5:30pm

Dinner. Call the JW at 802-254-6120 for reservations.

FC Degree on  Bro  Mark Scherlin.
Oct 14th 6:00pm Annual District 8 Meeting. To be held at Mt. Lebanon Lodge #46, Jamaica.
Oct 15th 5:30pm

Dinner. Call the JW at 802-254-6120 for reservations.

Regular Communications
Oct 17th 9am - 2pm Open House
Oct 22nd 6:30pm Lodge Education
Oct 29th 5:30pm

Dinner. Call the JW at 802-254-6120 for reservations.

EA Degree on  Mr  David Hoyer.



Brattleboro Lodge

Brattleboro Lodge #102

Date of Charter

June 16, 1881 A.D., 5881 A.L.





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