Please join us for our June stated meeting and 2023 Anson Jones Banquet and Lecture.
Our host will be Fort Worth Lodge No. 148, and the business meeting will be held at 2:00 pm in the Fort Worth Masonic Temple, located at 1100 Henderson Street, Fort Worth. The lodge room is located on the 3rd floor, room 420.
Our Anson Jones Lecture will be given during an evening banquet on the 4th floor. $55 per person, black tie formal attire.
Our 2023 Anson Jones Lecturer is Dr. Ric Berman, Past Master of Quotuor Coronati Lodge No. 2076, UGLE and Prestonian Lecturer. His books include Loyalists & Malcontents, From Roanoke to Raleigh, and The Grand Lodge of England & Colonial America – America’s Grand Masters, The Foundations of Modern Freemasonry, Schism, and Espionage, Diplomacy & the Lodge.
Dr. Berman holds a Masters in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a Doctorate in History from the University of Exeter. His post-doctoral research was at the University of Oxford’s Modern European History Research Centre.
Please note: The dinner and lecture is an open meeting. Spouses, EAs, and FCs are invited to join us for our evening event, as well as during any paper presentations given during the regular lodge meeting.
We have negotiated a rate of $179/night plus tax at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites directly across the street from the Fort Worth Masonic Temple. Breakfast is included, and free parking is available at the Masonic Temple. Please select June 16 and/or 17 to see the preferred rate in the booking portal.
The Friday night no-host dinner will be held at 6;30 pm at Sammie’s Bar-B-Q, located at 3801 E Belknap St, Fort Worth, TX 76111.
There will be a hospitality room on Friday night at the host hotel on the ground floor.
2:00 pm – Texas Lodge of Research business meeting and paper presentations – 3rd floor rm #420
5:45 pm – Banquet check-in table opens – 4th floor
6:00 pm – Social hour – 4th floor
7:00 pm – Dinner and Anson Jones lecture – 4th floor commandery asylum
Fruit & Cheese (during social hour)
Cranberry Walnut Salad
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Roasted Red Potatoes
Tea / Water / Coffee
**Please let us know when reserving your ticket if you have any dietary restrictions.