A History of High Knob Lodge #697 F&AM


Shepherdtown, Kentucky
Over One Hundred Years of Masonry


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January 23, 1960
The motion was made and seconded that the lodge give Gilbert Hale the contract to complete work on the hall for the sum of $75.00. A motion was made to buy $1000.00 of full coverage insurance for the hall.
January 28, 1961
The lodge ordered that Secretary, Dudley Wilson, should write each member about a change in the Grand Lodge constitution. All dues would be due on or before January 1 each year and that the least amount allowed to be charged was $7.50. The lodge voted to charge this amount. There being no further business the lodge was closed at 2:05 PM.
March 25, 1961
The lodge discussed changing the meeting time to nights. It was requested that Secretary, Dudley Wilson, to find the steps necessary to change the meeting time.

Bob Hurley

July 25, 1961
The lodge met to pay a last tribute to Robert "Bob" Hurley, who had served as Secretary and Treasurer from 1945 till 1958 and as Master in 1935 and 1936. Visiting brothers Fred Bishop, Raleigh Hornsby and Carl Howard conducted the funeral service. Members from several lodges were present.


September 26, 1964
The lodge agreed to sell the two stoves they owned, for what could be gotten for them, and then use the money for the purpose of buying a new stove that will heat up sooner.


February 27, 1965
Three brothers, Zack Bowman, Shelby Dees and Everette Wilson were appointed as a building committee. They were to select material and check the needs for the building of a flue, removal of excess lumber, paint for building and anything else they deem necessary to repair and beautify the hall. They were to report at the meeting in March at which time the lodge was to set a date to meet and work.
April 25, 1968
If it was agreeable with the candidate (Lucian Robinson, Jr.) the lodge planned to have the Master Mason degree put on by the Manchester Degree team at Manchester. High Knob was to share all expenses with Caution Lodge if they have a candidate.

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