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Freemasonry played a role throughout George Washington's life, joining the Lodge in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1752, through his death, where brothers of Alexandria Lodge performed Masonic rites at his funeral.

Freemasonry

Freemasonry

The origins of Freemasonry are obscure. The creation occurred over time between 1599 and 1721. The organization spread to America and played a role in the lives of many Founding Fathers. 

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