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How Many Go Dark?

Discussion in 'Freemason's Lodge' started by ede, Aug 16, 2007.


  1. ede

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    my lodge and all others in the county go dark in july and august. most if not all others in my district don't and from what i gather it's not really a common pratice to go dark. does your lodge go dark?
     

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  2. 25074

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    Most of the lodges in my area, (Near Harrisburg, PA) go dark.

    I visited a lodge in VA last month, I guess going dark in the summer isn't practiced as much down south.
     

  3. Fernman

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    nope, not here. We do go to more casual dress for the summer months, not that we have a formal dress code.
     
  4. Fernman

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    Where'd you travel?
     
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    Our Lodge is presently dark, but we're the only ones in the general area that do so.
     
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    Utah Grand Lodge in Salt lake is dark in the summer. Just too hot.
     
  7. machinisttx

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    None in my area do. Maybe some in really rural areas of TX.
     
  8. 25074

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    Hey Fernman, I visited Temperance Lodge while on vacation at Chincoteague. Since they are a "Moon Lodge" the actually had 2 meetings in June. It was kinda cool.

    They did things quite a bit diferently than we do here in Pennsyvania!

    Not bad, just different.
     
  9. Scunyon

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    We go dark for July and August as well.
     
  10. mmsig229

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    In Ohio lodges go dark July and Aug. We still get together for lunches and socializing though.