Category:Nauvoo Masonic Lodge
Established 15 October 1841, the Nauvoo Masonic Lodge was Joseph Smith's attempt to bring Freemasonry among male members of the Church of Christ. The Masonic Hall, a building constructed for the purpose of hosting meetings of the lodge, was dedicated 5 April 1844.
- Anthem, to be sung on the occasion of laying the corner stone of the Masonic Hall, in the city of Nauvoo, June 24, 1843. Nauvoo, Ill.: 1843. https://archive.org/details/anthemtobesungon00unse (accessed 12 Mar 2015).
- Freemasons minutebook, 1841 October-1846 February. MS 3436. Church History Library, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah (hereafter Church History Library). http://churchhistorycatalog.lds.org/primo_library/libweb/action/display.do?doc=ALEPH-PCHD000134544&displayMode=full&vid=CHL_PUBLIC (accessed 12 Mar 2015).
- Hogan, Mervin B. The erection and dedication of the Nauvoo Masonic Temple. Salt Lake City: Mervin B. Hogan, 1976.
- "Masonic Hall, Nauvoo, Illinois." Joseph Smith Papers, Places. http://josephsmithpapers.org/place?name=Masonic+hall,+Nauvoo,+Illinois (accessed 12 Mar 2015).
- Nauvoo Masonic Lodge minutes, 1841-1842. MS 9115. Church History Library. http://churchhistorycatalog.lds.org/primo_library/libweb/action/display.do?doc=ALEPH-PCHD000140273&displayMode=full&vid=CHL_PUBLIC (accessed 12 Mar 2015).