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William Moore Speaking at Kansas City English 

William Moore Speaking at Kansas City

On Thursday, March 30th, 2017, the Kansas City chapter of the American Institute of Architects will be sponsoring a tour of the Valley of Kansas City’s Scottish Rite Temple. The tour will be followed by a prsentation by professor and author William Moore, entitled ‘Solomon’s Temple in America: Masonic Architecture, Popular Culture, and Biblical Imagery 1865-1930.’

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AASR Valley of Joplin Finishes Restoring Its Cathedral

The billiards room at the Joplin Valley of the SR. Photo by Roger Noman. It’s a happy headline to read these days. The members of the Scottish Rite in Joplin, Missouri have carefully tended their magnificent building over the last few decades, and have restored it to its original beauty. There was just one room left that hadn’t been touched. Reporter Debbie Woodin in the Joplin Globe on Saturday wrote a very long and detailed account of the Rite’s finishing touches on its billiard room. Considered by local historians as…

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