Our modern history begain in London, England in 1717 with the Grand Lodge of Pennsyvlania being founded in 1731. The current Hebron Lodge #465 in New Oxford dates back to 1870.
Declared as a National Historic Landmark in 1985, the Masonic Temple at One North Broad Stree in Philadelphia has been called one of the great architectural "wonders" of the Masonic world.
PA Masons support a variety of charitable programs ranging from blood and organ donation to libraries and museums. Freemasonry and its appendant bodies contribute more thant $2 million every day.
Today, there are more than three million Freemasons around the world. We come from virtually every respectable occupation, profession, and social class. Within the fraternity, however, we meet as equals.