Our genealogy and local history room has an extensive collection of items showcasing our community’s history; including high school year books, news papers, and other publications in print and on microfiche dating back over one-hundred years.The local history room has a microfiche reader and a dedicated research computer.Travelling Light Ten selected papers first published by the Australian and New Zealand Masonic Research Council. A comparison between the account of the building of King Solomon's Temple in Masonic Ritual and the accounts given in the Old Testament of the Bible. Plus an illustrated account of the formation and activities of the ANZMRC: MASONIC RESEARCH IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND by W. It concludes that while many similarities between the Biblical and Masonic account of this event exist, there are also some discrepancies. A PROOF OF EUCLID'S 47th PROPOSITION Using Circles Having the Proportions of 3, 5, and 7. If you prefer to listen to books, the library has an impressive collection of audiobooks.The library also offers 24/7 access to e Books and audiobooks through Over Drive and Axis360.
The first settler in what is now Cream Ridge township was Francis Preston, who, in February, 1838, located on Crooked creek, in the southwestern portion of the township (sw. The first entries made by actual citizens of the county, are here given, with descriptions and dates of entry and names of those entering the lands: The James Leeper mentioned actually resided in what is now Grundy county, but in 1841 there was no Grundy county; all its territory was embraced in Livingston. Leeper came to be known as "Grundy Jim," as distinguished from the old sheriff and clerk of Livingston. The first death was that of an old slave woman, named Susan, or, as she was commonly called, "Sookey," who belonged to Mr. Preston, whose house was a place of general resort in early days. Gibson, as the facts here given will prove, and on this account no less than owing to his being a native-born citizen, he is accorded a worthy place in this volume. Cream Ridge township comprises all that portion of Livingston county lying between Medicine township and East Grand river, and the line between Congressional townships 58 and 59, and Grundy county. He was born January 3, 1840, at Georgetown, Pa,, one of 10 children in his parents' family, 4 of whom survive: Milton and William Cullen reside with their mother in Grand Rapids, Mich., and John Boyd lives in Kentucky. pursued his studies with assiduity for 9 years before practicing part of the time under Drs. Her parents came to Missouri in 1865 and here the father died in March, 1878, and the mother in September, 1877.It includes, therefore, a portion of ranges 23 and 24. Grand river runs along the western boundary, then a few miles to the eastward are Honey creek and its tributaries, while in the eastern part of the township runs Medicine creek, all flowing in a general direction from north to south. The land here did not come into market until about 1840, and the greater portion of the first entries were made in January and February of that year. Three of the 12 children born of this marriage are living: Lois A., born January 20, 1869; Bertram, born December 23, 1871; and Rose Ethel, born December 23, 1873. Foster came to this county and has since been actively and successfully engaged in practice, being regarded as one of the foremost citizens of the community. Church South, he is also a Knight Templar in the Masonic Order.This paper reexamines the Landmarks specified by Mackey and Pound. It establishes the criteria which these two authors established to define the individual Landmarks of the fraternity and determines whether these criteria were followed.
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