The 210th Annual Communication of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio was held on October 18 and 19 at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. Over 200 Masons were in attendance for the weekend. For those of you that don’t know, the city of Marietta hold a special place in the heart of Ohio Freemasonry. General Rufus Putnam founded the city of Marietta and was elected the first Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Ohio. The first Masonic Lodge in Ohio was also formed there, American Union #1, and is still active today.
At the Annual Communication, Most Worshipful Brother Keith W. Newton was elected as the 164th Grand Master of Ohio. MWB Newton’s theme for the year is “Step into the Light.”