Manchester Lodge A.F. & A.M.


Freemasonry is the oldest and largest fraternal organization in the world. The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts was established in 1733 and is the third-oldest Grand Lodge in the world. Today, there are over 50,000 Freemasons in Massachusetts that meet in more than 275 individual Lodges in cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth.

Contact and Meeting Information

Lodge Address

10 Church Street
Manchester, MA 01944

Contact Information

Todd Crane – 978.998.1533

Meeting Information

We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM.

Officers – Then and Now

Manchester Lodge, Chartered by Arthur D. Prince on January 17, 1921.

On this date, the District Deputy Grand Master, R.W. Brother Jackson, installed the the very first officers of the Manchester Lodge:

Original Officers – 1921

  • Master: Wor. George F. Cooke
  • Senior Warden: Everett L. Edmands
  • Junior Warden: Bro. Thomas A. Lees
  • Treasurer: Frederick J. Merrill
  • Secretary: Frank C. Rand
  • Chaplain: Rev. Herbert E. Levoy
  • Marshal: Ernest H. Wilcox
  • Senior Deacon: Allen S. Peabody
  • Junior Deacon: Fred R. Tibbetts
  • Senior Steward: Frank A. Willis
  • Junior Steward: Alfred E. Parsons
  • Inside Sentinel: Harry T. Swett
  • Tyler: William W. Soulis

Today’s Officers – 2021/2022

  • Master: Wor. James T. Brown
  • Senior Warden: Bro. Randy White
  • Junior Warden: Wor. Jeffrey S. Bullock
  • Treasurer: Wor. Brett J. Crane
  • Secretary: Wor. Todd P. Crane
  • Chaplain: Wor. Orestes G. Brown
  • Marshal: Wor. George K. Haile
  • Senior Deacon: 
  • Junior Deacon: Bro. Dean P. Brown
  • Senior Steward: Maxwell M. Rodier
  • Junior Steward:
  • Electrician: Bro. Michael A. Pelonzi
  • Tyler: Bro. James V. Ramsey, Jr.


(l-r) S.W. Bro. Randy White, W.M. Wor. James T. Brown, J.W. Wor. Jeffery S. Bullock

Proud to be a Mason

Published by Doug Ellis on Aug 20, 2008, courtesy of
The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts, 186 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02111