From left: 1. A collection of 40 Masonic symbols and emblems carved in ivory, mounted in an ebony case. From Leghorn, Italy. 2. An early mid-19th century Junior Warden’s column from Union Lodge No. 121, Philadelphia. Paint on wood. 3. Walnut chest of drawers, Chester County, PA, c. 1800-1810. The inlays depict the working tools of Freemasonry. 4. Hand-made American chestnut wall shelf, c. mid-19th century. Design elements include both blue lodge and Royal arch chapter symbols and emblems.
The Masonic Temple is offering free guided tours on Sunday, Oct. 8, with no registration required. The tours will be held every 20 minutes, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:50 a.m., then from 1 p.m. to 3:20 p.m., with no tours offered after 3:20 p.m.