Berkeley California Masonic Penny
RAM Lodge Convention, San Francisco, April 18, 1906
1. Masonic Penny Berkeley California RAM Chapter 92
Bronze, 30mm, 9.15gm
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BERKELEY CHAPTER No. 92 R.A.M.
CHARTERED APRIL 18, 1906
HTWSSTKS emblem ("Hiram, Tyrian, Widow's Son, Sent To King Solomon")
The RAM (Royal Arch Masons) are a specialized Masonic lodge, and most make these tokens for members.
1906 California State Royal Arch Masons convention.
Proceedings of the Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons of the State of California at its
Fifty-Second Annual Convocation
Held at the Masonic Temple, City of San Francisco Tuesday, April 17, A. D. 1906
And terminated on Wednesday, April 18, A. D. 1906
second and last day of the convention, April 18, 1906.
It is the unexpected that always happens; certainly so far as the events of April 18, 1906,
in San Francisco are considered.
conclusion of the night's rest.
The earthquake and its horrors have been too often described for repetition here.
never-to-be-forgotten circumambulation, with the Masonic Temple as the objective point.
(a ferry from Alameda to San Francisco) and after an anxious passage we were landed,
although far north of the boat's accustomed slip.
was burning on the Belt Railroad, within five hundred yards of the Ferry Building.
west to Laguna; thence north to Geary street; down Geary to the Starr King Building,
where our offices were located.
lines formed, guards stationed, and all access to Masonic Temple prohibited.
The San Francisco Masonic Temple was built in 1861 and was located at Post and
short meeting, until they were asked to leave by the military, as the building was
the secretary missed, then the military authorities asked them to vacate that building as
nearby buildings were burning.
probably due to declining membership.
This United States $20 gold coin was minted in San Francisco in 1906:
2. United States $20 1906-S