Welcome To The George Washington Research Lodge No. 1732 A.F. & A.M.

Beholden under the Grand Lodge of Virginia, AF&AM, the purpose of this Research Lodge is to bring brethren together for the purpose of Masonic and Academic enlightenment; to recover the fragmented heritage of our historic past and to chronicle and document these moments in time for posterity.

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Stated Communications are on the first Saturday of March, June, August, and December at 11:00 am.

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“Knowledge is in every country the surest basis of public happiness.”

~ George Washington ~


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About Our Lodge

We bring brethren together for the purpose of Masonic and Academic Enlightenment

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Research Papers

Discover what the Brethren of our Lodge have discovered about the history and knowledge of Masonry.

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2023 Lodge Officers

Our respected brethren who are currently managing the stewardship of this Lodge for the year 2020.

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Lodge History

Our Research Lodge was chartered in 2012 with the purpose of investigating the rich heritage of Freemasonry, as well as the timeless knowledge to be obtained in this endeavor.

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Masters & Members

This page is dedicated to the Charter Members of this Lodge and to all brethren who has served as it’s Worshipful Master.

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The Melvin Collection

A compilation of Masonic presentations by Brother Bob R. Melvin, Jr., as the Lodge Education Officer of Fredericksburg Masonic Lodge No. 4 in Virginia. Brother Bob Melvin is a charter member of the George Washington Lodge of Research No. 1732.

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Illuminate the past to brighten the future