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Bannack Historic Lodge No. 3-7-77
in Bannack State Park @ Bannack, Montana
Montana's First Territorial Capital

          

 

Bannack Lodge No. 16 furniture that is now used by Wisdom Masonic Lodge No. 61 after their Building had burned in 1925.

Dress for Sept 14,  2019 Annual Meeting

This year we hope to wear more period dress if possible in Bannack for the Annual Meeting,

LADIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO WEAR PERIOD HATS

If you do not have period dress, if men could just be in dark pants, white shirts with string or western look ties and vests if you to want or dark coats if weather demands, then ladies to compliment men's dress.

SS/14S SEPTEMBER 14, 2012 9/14/13

Bannack Annual Excitement Weekend

( ALWAYS the Second Saturday of September, Every Year)

The Annual Gathering is always great and memorable event so make plans now  for your attendance.

 Sept 13, Friday Evening starting at 4 PM                  Great BBQ Beef Feed by Wisdom Lodge No. 61   in the New Pavillion in Bannack 

 Sept 14, Saturday

10 AM Gathering at the Group-use Pavilion

10:30 PM 

Bannack History Program

              All are Welcome

10:30 AM also Bannack Town Tour by the Park Service starting at the Visitor's Center

12 NOON will be the famous Bannack Steak Fry by Dillon Masons and Shrine in the new Pavillion  ( $15 per person for Steak and all the trimmings ) 

1:00 PM Welcoming Program and Time to remember our Departed Brothers

2:00 PM BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE will be opened by Worshipful Master Joe Robinson on the Master Mason Degree in the Lodge but we can sure drop the lodge down, after opening, to whatever degree is needed so all Masons (Master Masons, Fellowcraft & Entered Apprentice) can attend the Meeting .

2:00 PM  Fun and Educational Party for the Ladies in the Pavilion

 

 

SUNDAY  SEPTEMBER 15 TH 

11 AM TO 3 PM

OPEN HOUSE AND HISTORY PROGRAM  IN VIRGINIA CITY LODGE NO.1 IN VIRGINIA CITY MONTANA, LESS THAN 2 HOURS EAST OF BANNACK

 

 You can camp in Wisdom, Dillon or at Bannack or get a room in Dillon or closer yet at Wisdom or Jackson Hot Springs. I am sure there will many stories to share wherever you lay down your hat to rest.

 

I hope this answers your questions and helps you make plans to attend, Looking forward to seeing each of you in Bannack or in our Masonic Travels. It is our honor to have you as a Brother in Bannack Historic Lodge No. 3-7-77.

Thanks, Dave Prewett Director of Work@3-7-77
daveprewett@msn.com

406-539-6372 cell or daveprewett@msn.com

Campgrounds

Bannack State Park, 

 

Big Hole River RV Park @ 211 North Park Street, Wisdom MT call (406) 689-3282 or email at lwrich@atlantic.net

www.bigholeriverrvpark.com 

 

Bro Tim Gore’s South Side RV Park in Dillon call 406-683-2244 or go to www.southsidervpark.com

 

Motels

Dillon: Major Chains, Motel 6, Super 8, Comfort Inn, Guest House, Best Western and others

Jackson: Jackson Hot Springs Lodge

Wisdom: Sandman Motel, Nez Perce Motel, Pioneer Mountain Lodge

BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE NO. 3-7-77 ANNUAL MEETING

 

Bannack Annual Excitement Weekend

( ALWAYS the Second Saturday of September, Every Year)

                  BANNACK                                      ++NEW 40 ft. x 60 ft.PAVILLION++ 

JOIN THIS SITE & RECEIVE EVENTS NOTICES

TAKE A MINUTE AND SIGN UP AS A MEMBER OF THIS SITE SO YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTICE OF THE WONDERFUL HAPPENINGS IN BANNACK PARK & BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE No.  3-7-77

←   CLICK ON THE SITE MEMBERS PAGE ON THE LEFT TO SIGN UP then click on ( +join site ) on top right corner of site members  page and fill out the data,  its just that easy to become a  site member 

THE PERFECT  GIFT OR MEMORIAL

LODGE LIFE MEMBERSHIP  OR A GIFT TO THE SHELTER PROJECT 

Brothers,  Give yourself or another Master Mason, living or deceased,  the gift of "Life Membership in Bannack Historic Lodge No. 3-7-77"  by filling out the petition found in the sidebar on the left of this page and send it in today.     Give a gift that keeps on giving.

AND / OR

Give a donation or memorial in yours, or in  the name of others, to assist in the "Lodge's Share of the Outdoor Shelter Project" in Bannack.  Be a part of an addition that will touch numerous Visitors to the Park in years to come.      Send your donation today.

CONTRIBUTIONS TO BANNACK LODGE PROJECTS

 

Any amount you could share to assist Bannack Historic Lodge 3-7-77 to meet our financial committment to its projecta sucha as the Outdoor Shelter would be greatly appreciated. Please send your contributions to:

     Bannack 3-7-77 Charity Fund   

    Joel Dunbar, Treasurer  

    

    Belgrade MT 59714  

 

LIFE MEMBERSHIP AVAILABLE FOR MASTER MASONS RECOGNIZED BY MONTANA GRAND LODGE

BECOME A LIFE MEMBERSHIP OF THIS GREAT LODGE FOR ONLY $37.77

YES,  A ONE TIME FEE OF $ 3 7 . 7 7

latest New Petition March 2012 with US Funds 1 PAGE ONLY.pdf 

JOIN BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE No. 3-7-77  TODAY

MISSION ON BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE No. 3-7-77

The Mission of this Lodge is to work with the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks for the continued maintenance and stabilization of the building along with the upkeep of the Lodge, its furniture and paraphernalia;  and for the preservation of the heritage, sights and history of Masonry relating to the Bannack area while enjoying and promoting the fraternity.

BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE No. 3-7-77

RECALLING THE EARLY GOLD RUSH DAYS OF MONTANA TERRITORY, BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE No. 3-7-77 IS A TRIBUTE TO THE COURAGE AND PERSEVERANCE OF MONTANA MASONS DURING TROUBLED TIMES. BANNACK LODGE No. 16 WAS CHARTERED IN 1871 AND ITS IMPRESSIVE NEOCLASSICAL STRUCTURE HOUSING THE LODGE AND THE LOCAL SCHOOL, WAS BUILT IN 1874. THE PRESERVATION OF OUR HISTORY IS THE CONTINUING WORK OF BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE No. 3-7-77.

BANNACK ASSOCIATION FACEBOOK PAGE

 GO TO BANNACK ASSOCIATION FACEBOOK PAGE AND JUST CHECK THE "LIKE" SPOT ON THE PAGE AND YOU WILL FIND GREAT HISTORY  MEMOS ABOUT BANNACK AND RELEVANT HISTORY 

STOCKS IN THE BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE               NO. 3-7-77 ENDOWMENT FUND  AT  $10 PER SHARE

PURCHASE STOCKS IN THE ENDOWMENT FUND FOR $10 PER SHARE TO ASSURE THE FUTURE OF THE LODGE AND ITS HISTORIC BUILDING

ONLY THE INCOME OFF THE ENDOWMENT FUND STOCKS CAN BE USED AND THE PRINCIPLE REMAINS TO ASSURE THE FUND WILL ALWAYS EXIST TO ASSIST THE LODGE.

PURCHASE YOUR SHARES BY SENDING $10 PER SHARE WITH  THE NAME YOU WANT THE STOCKS MADE OUT TO.

YOU MAY EVEN WISH TO PURCHASE THEM  AS A MEMORIAL  OF REMEMBERANCE FOR SOMEONE AND  SO A MEMORIAL STOCK WILL MADE IN THEIR NAME.

GET YOUR STOCK CERTIFICATES FROM THE DIRECTOR OF WORK OF BANNACK HISTORIC LODGE DAVE PREWETT  5905 THORPE RD, BELGRADE MT 59714-8910