Masonic Order - Northern Ontario

Site: Dryden

Service: Golden Star Lodge 484

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Operates as the oldest fraternal organization in the world and promotes three core values of brotherly love, personal charity through giving and volunteerism, and truth 
  • Teaches and encourages mainly moral and spiritual values 
  • Supports various local and national charities  
  • Invites men of all races and religions to become members as it does not allow religious or political views at meetings
Hall Rental 
  • Provides the hall and facilities, including full kitchen and tables and chairs, for rental for groups and special events 
  • Offers capacity for 100 people
Hours Membership meetings second Tue of the month: Dinner 6 pm, Meeting 7 pm, Sep-Jun
Dates Jul-Aug: Meetings -- Non-operational
Areas Served Dryden
Eligibility Ages: 21 year(s) and up 
  • Males only who must have a sound belief in a Supreme Being 
  • Must be of good repute and moral character with the understanding that his character will be investigated 
  • Must be recommended by 2 members of the lodge the individual wants to join
  • To be a member, ask a member 
  • Admission details must be arranged with local leader 
  • Approval of acceptance of new member is based on a joint decision by lodge members
Hall Rental
Make arrangements with Hall Agent: 807-221-7252 or email at
Languages English
Fees Membership - Annual
Contact Information
Primary Contact Barry Smith, Secretary
Primary Executive Colin B McFayden, District Deputy Grand Master; Email:
Site Location Freemason Lodge
Located In Community Dryden
Address 45 Van Horne St
Dryden, ON P8N 1A8
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Fees - Membership
Elections Elections for local Lodge officers held annually in May 
Elections for a district Deputy Grand Master are held annually in spring; installation into office is in Toronto in July at the Grand Lodge Communication
Meetings Membership: monthly, second Tue 7 pm