History of Shuter’s Hill and the George Washington Masonic Memorial


George Washington Masonic National Memorial

101 Callahan Dr, Alexandria, VA 22301

Alexandria, VA, US, 22301

"A Short History of Shuter’s Hill and the Construction of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial" is presented by Mark Tabbert. Originally from Iowa Mark has a Master’s Degree in America history and has worked in museums in Pittsburgh, St. Louis and Lexington, MA. In 2006 he became the Director of the Library and Museum Collections at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial Association. He is the author of four books American Freemasons: Three Centuries of Building Communities, Museum and Memorial: Ten Years of Masonic Writings and with Prof. William D. Moore, Secret Societies in America: Foundational Studies of Fraternalism. His most recent book is George Washington’s Rule for Freemasons in Life and Lodge. As a Freemason, Mark was raised in Malta Lodge No. 318, Burlington, IA in 1998. He is a Past Master of Mystic Valley Lodge, Arlington, Massachusetts, a member of several other Masonic bodies, as well has holding honorary memberships in several American lodges of research. His current book will document George Washington’s membership in, and relationship with, Freemasonry. Titled ‘A Deserving Brother’: George Washington and Freemasonry, it will be published by the University of Virginia Press next year. To complete this book, he was 2018 Research Fellow at Mount Vernon.

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