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Merkel Lodge #710 AF&AM, Merkel,Texas

David Robertson - Secretary
405 Wimberly Rd. (mailing address)
132 Edwards (physical address)
Merkel, TX 79536
United States

About Merkel Masonic Lodge

Lodge phone numbers: Day - 325-669-9134. Night 325-928-5288. These are the secretary's phone numbers, since the Lodge doesn't have its own phone.

Merkel Lodge #710 AF&AM is a regularly constituted Masonic Lodge under the Grand Lodge of Texas.

Merkel, Texas is on Interstate-20 between Ft Worth & El Paso, Texas - 15 miles west of Abilene,Tx.

We meet on the 4th Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM. We also practice & have fellowship nearly every Thursday at 7:30 PM.

If you're passing by on I-20 at the right time, please stop by & visit our friendly little Lodge. Dress is casual - come as you are.

For more information on Freemasonry visit the mega-sites listed in the links below.

If your interested in becoming a Freemason, ask at a local Lodge, or ask a Freemason that you know, or e-mail me at
I'll try to get you some information on a Lodge near you.

David Robertson
Merkel Lodge #710 AF&AM

Freemasonry Links

The Grand Lodge of Texas AF&AM Main Page:
Links to Texas Lodges:
Grand Lodge of Texas Information Center: Information for the Mason & the non-Mason
Freemasonry in Texas: A short history of Freemasonry in Texas
Grand Chapter of Texas, Order of the Eastern Star:
Texas DeMolay On-line:
Texas Grand Assembly of Rainbow Girls:
Texas Lodge of Research,AF&AM:
Grand York Rite Bodies of Texas
Links to Texas Masonic Organizations
Texas Masonic Retirement Center:
Scottish Rite Dormitory at the University of Texas:
Masonic Home & School of Texas:
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children:
Galveston Shriner's Hospital
Houston Shriner's Hospital
Abilene Lodge No. 559:
Hobah Lodge No. 1394, Abilene:
John Sayles Lodge No. 1408, Abilene:
Anson Lodge No. 575:
Hamlin Lodge No. 958:
Stamford Lodge No. 853:
Lawn Lodge No. 1230:
Hylton Lodge No. 884:
Sweetwater Lodge No. 571:
Clyde Lodge No. 1056:
Abilene Chapter #30 Order of the Eastern Star
Abilene Assembly #86 - Rainbow Girl's:
Masonic Forum on Compuserve:
Masonic Forum on AOL:
GoMasonry:Masonic internet portal
A Page About Freemasonry: Gary Dryfoos' Page - including a page on - What is Freemasonry?
Paul M. Bessel's site about Freemasonry: Very useful site
Open Directory - Freemasonry:
Difficult Questions about Freemasonry: Roger Firestone's answers to questions about what Freemasonry is & is not.
E@Mason : Very comprehensive & well done web site by Nelson King & Harley Silver
Masonic Internet Resources:
The Virginia Masonic Information Net:Good source of Masonic information and links
Masonic Listserv Info: How to subscribe to the Freemasonry e-mail list
Quick Index to Masonic Information: Roger Firestone's excellent Freemasonry Page
Freemasonry on the Internet: Roger Ingersoll's great web page
Is it True What They Say About Freemasonry?: Art DeHoyos excellent answers to the accusations of anti-Masons
The Grand Lodge of England : The United Grand Lodge of England's Official Site
The Usenet FAQ on Freemasonry : Frequently asked questions about Freemasonry
Missouri Lodge of Research:
The World of Freemasonry: Carl Davenport's excellent page on Freemasonry
Freemasonry & Anti-Masonry: Ed King's page on anti-masons & the tactics they use
Masonic Service Association of North America:
Philalethes Society Home Page: The leading Masonic Research Society in the World
Masonic Leadership Center Research Group:
National Masonic Renewal Committee of North America:
Ed Greenberg - Masonry: Another good source of Masonic Information
Rich Nelson's Freemasonry Links:
Ron Holder's Freemasonry Page:
Hiram's Oasis BBS's Files:
Prince Hall Masonry web sites: List of Prince Hall Grand Lodges & Lodges
Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Texas:
The Grand Lodge of California: very good State Grand Lodge Web site
The Grande Lodge of France:
French Freemasonry:
The Grand Lodge of Scotland:
The Grand Lodge of Ireland:
Internet Lodge #9659: Regular Lodge under the Grand Lodge of England
Scottish Rite - US Southern Jurisdiction:
Scottish Rite - US Northern Jurisdiction:
York Rite Freemasonry:
The Shrine & Shriner's Hospitals:
Order of the Eastern Star - General Grand Chapter:
International Order of Job's Daughters:
International Order of the Rainbow for Girls:
DeMolay International Official Home Page:
The Allied Masonic Degrees:
Tall Cedars of Lebanon:
National Sojourners:
Grotto Supreme Council:
Indiana Grotto Home Page:
Royal Order of Scotland:
Society of Blue Friars:
Supreme Council - Order of the Amaranth:
E-m@son Web Ring:
Northern California Research Lodge:
Phylaxis Society Home Page: Prince Hall Masonic Research Society
Dan's Masonic Graphics:
Ancient and Modern Origins of US Grand Lodges:
The Music of Freemasonry:
Masonic Jokes:
Freemasonry - Antient Free and Accepted Masons: Moderated Usenet newsgroup
alt.masonic.members: Unmoderated Usenet newsgroup
alt.freemasonry: Unmoderated Usenet newsgroup - vocal anti-masons are present
Directory of Sellers of Masonic Items
Freemasonry Today Magazine:
American Mason Magazine
Open Directory - Fraternal Suppliers
Macoy Publishing:
Kessinger Publishing:
Anchor Communications:
Michael Poll Publishing:
Global Masonic Publications - Freemasonry Universal:
Los Angeles Fraternal Supply Co.:
All Things Masonic:
J.P. Luther:
Roberts Fraternal Supply:
Harry Klitzner Company:
Toye,Kenning and Spencer:
Ames Sword Company
Fraternal Supplies
New London Regalia Company
H.B. Mackrides and Sons Fraternal Supplies:
Fraternal Crafters Stainless Steel Masonic Rings:
The Freemason
LodgeiCal: Excellent software for the Lodge
Capstone Productions - Masonic Videos:

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