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Kensington, Prince Edward Island
Established 1878

2011 membership 64

Meets 1st Thursday in each month starting at 7:30 p.m.
at the Masonic Lodge, 58 Victoria Street East , Kensington
(Route 6, north-eastwards from main intersection, 2nd building on Right.)

A History of Mount Zion Lodge No. 12 – Est. 1878

This article is reprinted from The Pattern Set For Us: A History of the Concordant and Related Bodies of Freemasonry Past and Present on Prince Edward Island with the kind permission of the author, RW Bro. George Doughart, Grand Historian.

Sources:

Historical Sketch of Mount Zion Lodge (1878 – 2000) W.Bro. George Clark PM

Historical Sketch of Mount Zion Lodge, M.W.Bro. Philip Henderson PGM

Lodge Minutes

Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Prince Edward Island, A.F. & A.M.

On December 11, 1877 Mount Lebanon Lodge No. 6 in Summerside granted unanimous support to a Petition from nineteen Brethren from the Kensington area to start a new Masonic Lodge in their community. Fourteen of the Brethren named in the Petition were members of Mount Lebanon Lodge. The Petition was received by Grand Lodge and a Dispensation was issued on February 25, 1878 by Deputy Grand Master, R.W.Bro. Adam Murray.