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Mark A. Tabbert

Mark A. Tabbert is Director of Archives and Exhibits at the George Washington National Masonic Memorial and author of American Freemasons: Three Centuries of Building Communities.

227: Welcoming a Deserving Brother with Mark Tabbert

Nov. 14, 2022

In 1752, George Washington joined the Masonic Lodge in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He was just twenty years old. Despite his early interest in masonry, Washington was not as active in the organization as some might imagine, bu…