It was said to have been the most impressive ceremony and parade ever seen in Anoka.”1
“In the parade was George Small, the only living charter member [(charter was granted Oct. 25, 18592)] and the oldest Mason in Anoka County, perhaps in the state.”1
1Anoka Union; “Parade and Ceremonies are Most Impressive Ever Seen in Anoka; Thousands View Parade and Hear Programs at Temple, Bridge Square; Five Hundred Visiting Members Dined by Anoka Lodge No. 30;” Sept. 13, 1922.
2Centennial Program, Anoka Lodge No. 30; Anoka, Minn.; Oct. 21, 1959.
Anoka Masonic Lodge
Photo taken by Pamela J. Erickson. Released into the public domain September 9, 2016,
as long as acknowledgement included.
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