A History of High Knob Lodge #697 F&AM


Shepherdtown, Kentucky
Over One Hundred Years of Masonry


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January 24, 1931
A committee was appointed to examine the distance between and find the center line between High Knob Lodge #697 and Pleasant Hill Lodge #535 at McWhorter.

The lodge paid seventy-seven cents for a minutes book and collected $3.25 dues from Brother John J. Davis.
February 28, 1931
The lodge found by measuring the distance between High Knob Lodge #697 and Pleasant Hill Lodge #535 that Roy Young lives 9/10 of a mile nearer to High Knob than Pleasant Hill by road route. This was measured by Charlie Bowling and his son with a car. It was 4 4/10 miles to High Knob and 6 6/10 miles to Pleasant Hill from Roy Young's home.

Ed Rader

December 27, 1933
Edd Rader was elected and installed as Master for 1934. Robert D. "Coon" Melton served as Master in 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1937, 1938 and 1939. R.L. "Bob" Hurley served as Master in 1935 and 1936


January 27, 1932
The lodge voted to draw from treasury $46.49 to pay Brother Robert D. Melton for roofing the Masonic Hall.
May 23, 1936
An order was made by the lodge for the treasurer to pay Brother Stephen McQueen $1.00 for making steps and fixing the roof of lodge room. The lodge still owed him a balance of $1.00 on his 1935 Tyler service.


December 26, 1936
The election held this evening was the last election held at High Knob until January 25, 1941. Meetings were held in 1937 during February, April, May, June, July, August and October. Meetings were held in 1938 during March and August. Meetings were held in 1939 during August and October. Meetings were held in 1940 during July, August, October, November and December.

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