Three Rivers
History From America's Most Famous Valleys

St. Johnsville Bicentennial Celebration
Published by St. Johnsville Village/Town Bicentennial Committee, Inc.

St. Johnsville Lodge, No. 611, F. and A. M., was granted its chapter on July 17, 1866 with 34 charter members. The present edifice was begun in the year 1915, finished about September 15, 1916 and the Lodge held its first communication in the Temple on October 7, 1916. the present membership is 190. The regular communications are held on the first and third Thursdays of each month at 7:30 P.M.

W. M. - W.. Dale A. Blothenburg
S. W. - W.. Frank L. Christiance
J. W. - David L. Saltsman
Treas. - W.. Paul D. Dahlen
Sec'y - R. W. Nellis P. Smith
Chaplain - W.. Lipe Klock
S. D. - .. Garry S. Beard
J. D. - Carl J. Silvernail
S. M. C. - W.. Earl F. Casler
J. M. C. - George Rosset
Marshal - Ronald S. Brown
Tiler - Leo E. Walrath
Organist- W.. Charles F. Heath.


R. W. Joseph E. Capece, Jr.
W.. William W. Rider
W. . Garry S. Beard

Maquaes Chapter., No. 202, Order of the Eastern Star, was organized in 1900 and its charter granted in 1901. There were 43 charter members with Mrs. Ella May Walrath as the first Matron. The present membership is 104. Meetings are held in the Masonic Temple on the third Friday of each month. The chapter is celebrating its seventy-fifth anniversary this year on June 19.

Officers for 1976:

W. Ruthanna Davis
Walter Davis
W. Esther Sitterley
R. W. Ruth Walrath
W. Carrie Underwood
S. June Brown
W. Gail Carter
S. Martha Dockey
W. Lela Brown
S. Maggie Van Gorder
S. Marian Settle
S. Dorcas Devendorf
S. Bertha Flanders
S. LaMoyne Manclow
S. Beatrice Clemons
S. Ruth Dillon
S. Kathleen Lull
W. Caroline Hayes
S. Mildred Riesdorph
S. Hilda Green
S. Millie Smith
W. Lois Edwards
S. Harriet Foss
W. Edna Weaver

Many Public functions are held in the Temple, utilizing a large dining hall with adequate kitchen facilities. the public also has the use of the four bowling alleys housed in the basement.

Copyright 1998, -- 2003. Berry Enterprises. All rights reserved. All items on the site are copyrighted. While we welcome you to use the information provided on this web site by copying it, or downloading it; this information is copyrighted and not to be reproduced for distribution, sale, or profit.

Contents Introduction Links Home