The Oriental Martha’s Vineyard Lodge, 52 Edgartown Vineyard Haven Rd. in Oak Bluffs, will host an open house on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 am until 2 pm. The Freemasons of Massachusetts invite the public to view the Lodge room, ask questions about who they are and the work they do. There is a rich Masonic history on Martha’s Vineyard — many whaling ship captains were Freemasons, and Paul Revere was the first proxy to the Grand Lodge in Boston.
If you have a relative with a Masonic past, you might help them to identify some of their Past Masters. The lodge has portraits dating back more than 200 years.