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Lunch & Learn: History of Freemasonry in NC

150 E. King Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Dates: August 18, 2021
Phone: (919) 732-7741
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Price: Free

Discover the history of Freemasonry in NC. Learn about Hillsborough’s Masons and their part in founding the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Hear about their role at Hillsborough’s Constitutional Convention of 1788. And take a behind-the-scenes tour of the nearly two-hundred-year-old Masonic Hall. Among the oldest masonic temples in the United States and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Hall has had countless uses, including a school, hospital, astronomical observatory, and opera house. It has also been home to Eagle Lodge #19 since its completion in 1825.