Washington, D.C. Masonic History
Washington, D.C. and White House Masonic history on video.
U.S. CAPITOL BICENTENNIAL CORNERSTONE CEREMONY
U.S. Capitol Bicentennial Cornerstone Ceremony, September 18, 1993
On September 18, 1793, President George Washington and his fellow Masons laid the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol Building. Watch as on September 18, 1993, exactly 200 years later, Masons from the Grand Lodge of Washington, D.C. re-enacted the entire ceremony.
THE CORNERSTONE OF DEMOCRACY
Discover how Capitol Hill’s first scandal sparked the mystery of where George Washington laid the cornerstone for the Capitol Building. We have documented the actual search for the cornerstone as well as the final results.
1932 RE-ENACTMENT OF THE LAYING OF THE CORNERSTONE OF THE U.S. CAPITOL
Black and White
In this special edition documentary, watch as 10,000 Freemasons in 1932 celebrate the bicentennial anniversary of George Washington’s birth. This silent film uses title cards to narrate the action of the rare archival film.
WHITE HOUSE CORNERSTONE BICENTENNIAL
This riveting two-part documentary narrates the history of the Masonic cornerstone of the White House, as well as a full cornerstone ritual presented by the Grand Lodge of Washington, D.C in 1992. This important historical record is not to be missed.