150th Anniversary Celebration of Orleans Lodge, No. 55, F.& A.M.

January 11, 1861 – January 11, 2011

Honored Guests
Hon. Thomas Johnson, IV
Most Worshipful Grand Master
Grand Lodge of Vermont, F&AM
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Hon. Nick Burdick
R.W. District Deputy Grand Master, District #10
Grand Lodge of Vermont, F&AM
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Hon. James Douglas, PM
Union Lodge #2, Salisbury, Vermont
Former Governor of the Great State of Vermont
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Hon. Matthew J. Ladd
Worshipful Master, Orleans Lodge #55
Barton, Vermont
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Dinner Menu:
Roast Turkey w/Gravy
Cranberry Sauce
Mashed Potatoes
Peas & Carrots
Cole Slaw
Dessert – Anniversary Cake
Price: $15.00
Meal prepared and served by Glover Community Church Women’s Union


Worshipful Master Matthew Ladd
Senior Warden Joseph Downer, PM
Junior Warden Michael Ladd, PM
Secretary Roland Woodard
Treasurer William May, PM
Senior Deacon Phillip Brooks
Junior Deacon Greg Bean
Senior Stewart Chad Abbott
Junior Stewart David Billado, PM
Marshall Winston Harper, PM
Chaplain Ken McAdam, PM
Tyler Jeff Harper, PM


Hazen Annis
Richard Parkin
Carlton Bickford
Ronald Penharlow
Steven Brown
Evan Perron
John Bruneau
Roderick Phillips
Dean Comstock
Robert Ransom
Jeffrey Cota
Thomas Smigliani
Gordon Downe
Maurice Smith
Brad Dudley
Robert Smith
James Greenwood
Edward Snelson
Woody Harper, PM
David Thompson
W. Perry Hunt
Terwin Todd
Edwin Koester
Kenneth Valley
Reginald Lantagne
Charles Waters, PM
Daniel Lussier
Mark Wright
Daniel McMaster


May 14, 2011 150th Anniversary celebration

Some of the attendees at the 150th celebration

MW Grand Master of Vermont Thomas Johnson IV with other Grand Lodge officers performing the Rededication of the Lodge

Presentation of 60 year pins to Ronald Penharlow and Rod Phillips. Left to right: William May Orleans #55 Treasurer, RW District Deputy Nick Burdick, Ron Penharlow, Rod Phillips, MW Grand Master Thomas Johnson IV and Matthew Ladd Orleans Lodge #55 WM.

Presentation of Orleans #55 Lodge pins to Evan Perron, Winston Harper, Ken McAdam and Roland Woodard by WM Matthew Ladd

150th Anniversary Cake

Dignitaries attending the 150th Anniversary dinner. Left to right: RW District Deputy Nick Burdick, Orleans Lodge #55 WM Matthew Ladd, MW Grand Master of Vermont Thomas Johnson IV and Governor of Vermont James Douglas PM the after dinner speaker.

Dinner attendees giving applause to the kitchen crew, members of the Glover Community Church Women’s Union & helpers

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