Where did Masonry originate? Some say Solomon originated it, others say Moses. Can this be true? Here is the shocking answer from the writings of the Masons themselves! MASONS place much stress on the statement that "Freemasonry is both honorable and ancient." But when we search into the recorded history of the Lodge, the picture is somewhat confused, and one is not overly impressed with either its honor or its age. "The precise origin of the society has yet to be ascertained," says the Encyclopedia Britannica, "and is not likely to be, as the early records are lost."
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