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"Admit Him if Properly Clothed: The Evolution of the Masonic Apron in America, 1740 to the Present" - Presentation by WB Patrick Craddock

W.B. Patrick Craddock is a noted expert on Masonic aprons and regalia. He has earned a Master of Arts degree and a Master of Philosophy in history degree and is a contributing author to Encyclopedia of Tennessee History, C.Van West, ed., He is a past-curator of exhibits at the Carter House Museum in Franklin, TN.  W.B. Craddock was Initiated, Passed, and Raised in O.D.Smith Lodge No. 33, Oxford, Mississippi, and is a Charter Member and Past Master of Conlegium Ritus Austeri No. 779, Nashville. Additionally, he is the owner of The Craftsman’s Apron (, manufacturer and provider of one of the highest quality Masonic regalia available today.

Brother Craddock will address the Brethren on the subject of the Masonic apron and how it has changed over the last 250 years.  The presentation features many images of historic American aprons.

Open to all Masons and male guests only

Dinner begins at 6:30pm

Meeting begins at 7:30pm

Dress: Business suit, tuxedos for officers

Please RSVP with the Worshipful Master if you plan on attending

Earlier Event: June 3
Board of Trustees Meeting
Later Event: June 21
Master Mason Degree