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This Month at Peninsula Lodge
Tue  June 4 - Stated Meeting 6:30
Tue June 11 - 3rd degree practice
Tue June 18/25 - Fellowship
Wed June 26 - DSI,  Sons of the Desert #226

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About Freemasonry
Masonry is the world’s first and largest fraternal organization, and is based on the belief that each man has a responsibility to help make the world a better place. Through our culture of philanthropy, we make a profound difference for our brothers, our families, our communities, and our future...read more
Who Are Masons?
History of Freemasonry
Facts About Masons 

The History of California's #168th Masonic Lodge

San Mateo Lodge #168

On June 28, 1863, seven Master Masons held a meeting in the San Mateo Courthouse, at Redwood City, to discuss the feasibility of organizing a Lodge in that county. This would be the first Masonic Lodge in San Mateo County.  The seven Masons were Samuel Cook, Frederick E. Bartlett, Andrew Teague, Benjamin F. Gillum, John M. Allen, August Eikerenkotter, and Thomas Lathrop. Eikerenkotter was called to chair the meeting and Lathrop was appointed Secretary. …read more

Becoming a Mason

One of Masonry’s customs is not to solicit members; men must seek membership on their own through a Mason they know or a local lodge.

California Masonic membership is open to men age 18 or older who meet the qualifications and standards of character and intention, and who believe in a Supreme Being. Men of all ethnic and religious backgrounds are welcome…Learn More

Peninsula Lodge #168

1150 Arroyo Ave
San Carlos, CA 94070

This pleasant dining hall is available for rent to the general public an can accommodate up to 100 people. The hall can be used for parties, dinners, meetings and receptions most days and evenings during the week. Additionally, the hall can also be used for exercise/yoga class, religious study and group activities.