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Press release from: Waukegan Masonic Lodge No. 78

Waukegan, IL, August 19, 2017– Waukegan Masonic Temple will open its doors to the public. Since 1849, the Freemasons have been a part of Waukegan. The secretive fraternity will open its doors from 11am to 5pm on August 19th for tours and questions.

“Having been in Waukegan for over 165 years, we typically have not let the public in, save for our yearly Public Installation of Governing Officers. This is a chance to invite the public in and to allow honest discourse in what we do.”
– District Deputy Grand Master, Robert Johnson

The world’s oldest Fraternity having documented existence as far back as 70CE, which was organized more formally in 1721 in England has almost 60 thousand members in the state of Illinois. Many times being described as a secret society, Freemasonry employs ancient hieroglyphic systems of teaching which focus on morality and personal philosophy.

Freemasonry – We leave the world better place than when we came into it.
If you would like more information about this open house, please contact Robert Johnson at 765-276-7532 or email at Regular Meetings are held each Monday at 6pm. You can also visit for more information.

Waukegan Temple is located at: 127 N. Genesee St. Waukegan, IL 60085.
Entrance is gained in the rear of the building, facing Sheridan Rd.

Freemasonry is the worlds oldest Fraternity with a dedication to teaching a peculiar system of morality which is veiled in allegory and illustrated by symbols.

127 North Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL

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