The Grand Master’s Road Trip around the state began on June 25, 2017 in Fremont. The group will travel around Nebraska to lodges and other venues, ending on July 1 in the Omaha area.
The Grand Master of Masons of Nebraska made a stop Sunday morning at Olive Branch Lodge No. 274 on his Road Trip Across Nebraska. There were an estimated 25-30 people in attendance. (Motorcycles, Corvettes, Mustangs, Jeeps, cars, and pickups). Columbian Commandery No. 18 from Sioux City was present in full uniform to help us welcome MW Rick Myers to Walthill. WB and Grand Commander of York Rite Masons of Iowa, Kyle Peterson presented a framed photo of King Solomon’s Temple to MW Rick on behalf of the Brethren of Olive Branch Lodge.
Senior Warden Dennis Bostow of North Bend 119 applies sun screen for the next day of the GM’s road trip. His teeth got burned.
Members of Hastings Lodge 50 and Mid-West Lodge 317 treated us to great hospitality and a tour of their magnificent building.
Members of Chadron Lodge explained their community free meal program to the GM
Members of Alliance Lodge were pleased to show their magnificent facility to the GM.
Don Foulk, WM of Chadron Lodge drove a racer on a leg of the ride and the GM’s wife got a ride to Crawford.
On the road trip, Capitol Lodge #3 member Herby meets the star ladies at Hyannis!
Ogallala hosted us for a marvelous supper. Past Grand Worthy Matron Cheryl probably made more food than the WM!
MW Dwight Smith drove his 66 Mustang to guide us to Oshkosh Lodge via Chimney Rock
Hosts are fantastic at Zion Lodge in Hyannis!
Cotner Lodge showed up in force!
Craftsmen Lodge is a friendly place!
Silver Cord 224 in Ainsworth
The Brothers in Hebron were great hosts for the Grand Master and the travelers.
Talk about beautiful chairs! Grand Senior Deacon Carlton covets the wood.
Western Star Lodge No. 2 in Nebraska City put out the welcome mat for the road trip. So much rich history here.
Didn’t see him on the road trip but found him at a post office near Craftsmen Lodge!
Great turnout at Pawnee City to greet the Grand Master, Grand Junior Warden Stites, Grand Marshal Ferguson and the roadies.
Superior 121 has nice furniture!
Waterloo 102 gave us respite from the road. Thanks Guys for greeting us.
Masonic Home in Plattsmouth and Plattsmouth Lodge No. 6 welcomed the weary travelers.
Right Eminent Grand Commander Frank and Superior 121 laid out the hospitality and root beer floats!
On Tuesday, June 28, a rededication of the Lodge at James L. Eatmon Lodge No. 294 in Kimball was performed on a stop of the Grand Master’s Road Trip.