The Knights Templar, founded 1816, is a fraternal service organization
for Master Masons. In 1994 there were 300,000 members. The Knights Templar
is the Tenth and highest degree of the York Rite. There are actually two
routes to this degree. Lodges are called commanderies.
The following cards were found in a collection of materials
at the Canton (PA) Library. The collection had formerly belonged to the
Canton Historical Society. The cards are presented larger than actual size
for clarity of viewing. See Also Canton