Tour Scotland Video Christmas Tree Freemasons' Hall Edinburgh
Tour Scotland video of the Christmas Tree outside Freemasons' Hall on ancestry visit to George Street in Edinburgh, Scotland. Founded in 1807 The building which dates from 1912 was designed by A. Hunter Crawford. and it exists to gather, preserve and display items of Masonic interest, with special focus on those relating to Scottish Freemasonry both at home and overseas. Worldwide membership is believed to total more than five million. It is custodian of the oldest Masonic records in the world which date from 1599. The Bard of Scotland, the poet Robert Burns was a Freemason. In the museum can be found his apron and signature. In the Grand Hall shown above is one of the few surviving pipe organs produced by Brindley and Foster.
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