Links to other Masonic information sites and Masonic interests. The Grand Lodge of South Dakota AF&AM website. S.C.R.L. is one of the most active and valuable Research Lodges in the world. While it's meetings and most of it's officers are from the Los Angeles/ Orange County Metropolitan area it's membership and list of contributors is world wide. It is definitely a good place to start a quest for further light. is an organization open to Master Masons from all over the world that are interested in the history, philosophy, interaction and government of Freemasonry. Membership benefits include a monthly journal with articles contributed by various Masonic researchers and authors. Members may also join in an e:mail forum that has many enlightening (and sometime heated) discussions on a wide variety of Masonic subjects of interest. I personally have found it very enlightening.   The Masonic Service Association of North America and The Masonic Information Center Home Page

 Masonic Renewal Committee is a Committee created by the Conference of Grand Masters of North America to develop programs to improve Masonic leadership and development for Masonic Renewal.

   Index of Web pages on Paul Bessel's Web site. This is a site maintained by Brother Paul Bessel that is a gold mine of Masonic information. He has listings on a multitude of subjects, including all Grand Lodges around the world; Research Lodges and Associations and Masonic Museums; and much much more. Included are links to all sites that he is aware of.

    Paul Bessel's Links to more Research Lodges

    The Masonic Book Club has been reprinting old Masonic Masterpieces since 1970. It has limited membership, but has some openings available. (I have belonged since 1973 and can vouch that they are worth it - Art Seddon)


    Q.C.C.C. Limited. Home page of the Quatuor Coronati Correspondence Circle. Quatuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076, located in London, England, is the premier research lodge in the world. The Correspondence Circle membership is open to all Master Masons of all regular Constitutions, as well as individual Lodges and other Masonic groups.
      Currently (Jan 6, 2008) being reconstructed.

    National Heritage Museum. Located in Lexington Massachusetts. Sponsored by the Northern Jurisdiction of the Scottish Rite Lodge Builder is a web-site created by the Grand Lodge of Minnesota which has suggestions for Lodge revitalization. They also have discussion groups where participants can give their opinions and suggestions.

    New Model Lodge - USA. This is a site maintained by a very knowledgeable Texas Mason who has done a great amount of research on what works to promote the health of local lodges. He publishes practices and results that are reported from lodges all over the world.

    Home page of the George Washington Masonic Memorial. Masonic Pride of the Fraternity. This site provides a tour of the Memorial in addition to a history of the Memorial and information on Brother Washington's Masonic history. A beautiful site concerning a beautiful edifice. It is the home of Alexandria Washington Lodge No. 22

    A Masonic Manual is a web-site maintained by the University of Michigan that has a considerable amount of historical information on American Masonry. You would never confuse it with California ritual, but it is a very interesting site.

    A Page About Freemasonry, the oldest Masonic web site in the world. It contains interesting and useful information, including many links to other Masonic sites.

    Texas Lodge of Research. A very useful resource for Masonic information and education.

    The Music of Freemasonry A resource for researching the music of Freemasonry

    Our Masonic Music Room Another resource for researching the music of Freemasonry

    "The Chronicles of Furthermore, The Masonic Raven." These Chronicles are contained in their entirety, in the vaults underneath the cave underneath . . .  well, you'll find out. They are located on the Internet at These are offered for your entertainment AND they make great Trestleboard fillers.

    The Hirams Oasis Masonic Files web site is the LARGEST collection of downloadable Masonic files available ANYWHERE on the Internet.

    The Regius Manuscript is the oldest known reference to Freemasonry (About 1390 A.D.). This site has the original text along with a translation and a commentary.

    The Cooke Manuscript (dated about 1430 A.D.) is also very interesting.

    The Phylaxis Society, a Prince Hall Masonic research group has a web-site with some of the results of their investigation into bogus and clandestine masonry. It is very informative about the charlatans and con men that infest some of illegitimate masonry and reflect negatively onto all legitimate Masonry.

    Not a Masonic research organization, the Philosophical Research Society was founded by Manly P. Hall, 33 Mason and investigates some of the more mystical (and mythical) aspects of Masonry.

    Sooner or later, delving into Masonry will lead you to questions that require a look at the
Holy Bible. "Bible on the Web" contains the Revised Standard Translation, the King James Translation and the Darby Translation.

    A Gentile's Guide to the Jewish Holidays is a page at the "JewFAQ" web-site that gives an easy to understand explanation of the various Holidays on the Jewish Calendar. It is part of a site who's motto is: JewFAQ: Answering Jewish Frequently Asked Questions for more than a decade! I found it quite interesting. has information on both major and minor religious movements, including: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Baha'i Faith, Sikhism, Unitarian-Universalism, Agnosticism and Humanism, Asatru (Norse Paganism) *, Atheism, Caodaism, Confucianism, Damanhur Community, Deism, Druidism, Druse, Eckankar, Falun Dafa and Falun Gong, Gnosticism, Goddess Worship, Goths, Hare Krishna - ISKCON, Lukumi, Macumba, Mowahhidoon, Native American Spirituality, New Age Spirituality, Objectivism, Osho (followers of Rajneesh), Rom, Roma, Romani, Rroma, (Gypsies), Santeria Elian Gonzalez religious movement, Satanism; The Church of Satan, Scientology, Shinto, Taoism, Teachings of Dadaji, Thelema, Vodun (Voodoo), Wicca, Witchcraft, World Church of the Creator, Zoroastrianism, is a Bible gateway with 10 versions of the Christian Bible.