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We are the oldest English Lodge in Trinidad & Tobago
Philanthropic Lodge No. 856, received its warrant on Tuesday 29th March 1831 but was consecrated on Saturday 21st March 1835.
On June 24th, the temple on Mount Zion, Prince Street, Port of Spain was consecrated and officially dedicated for Masonic purposes.
Philanthropic Lodge suspended its masonic activities.
1841 to 1849
The prefix “Royal” is added, by the then Grand Master Thomas 2nd Earl of Zetland K.G.
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