Cornerstone from 1908 to be relaid at Masonic Center December 1st

The Valley of Northeast Kansas Scottish Rite has retrieved the original cornerstone that was laid at the Scottish Rite Temple at Seventh & Ann Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas on November 19, 1908. The public is invited by the Valley of Northeast Kansas Scottish Rite to attend the rededication of the original cornerstone that will take place on Saturday December 1, 2012 at approximately 2:00 p.m. at the Northeast Kansas Masonic Center, 5201 West 75th Street, Prairie Village, Kansas. There will be a banquet after the Fall Reunion concludes at approximately 12:00 p.m., with the rededication commencing by the Grand Lodge of Kansas at 2:00 p.m. The banquet will consist of a light lunch. All are welcome to come to the banquet and the rededication ceremonies. There will be a $5.00 donation requested for the meal. . The original cornerstone contained a time capsule of incredible artifacts that will be available to preview on Sunday, November 25, 2012, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Masonic Center. The capsule was lead, and all artifacts are in excellent condition considering they were put in the capsule 105 years ago.

There will be a reception immediately after the rededication in the dining room of cake, ice cream and coffee. Please RSVP at the Scottish Rite office at 913.831.7267 if you are planning on attending the banquet.

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