"Shortly before 9:00pm on the night of February 17, 1864, naval history was made in the waters just outside the outer harbor of Charleston, SC.  The first successful sinking of an enemy ship by a submarine occurred when the H.L. Hunley, an eight-man submarine in service to the Confederacy, attacked and sunk the Union ship, The Housatonic..."  If you would like to learn more about the H.L. Hunley and the events of that historic night, join the Scottish Rite, Valley of Fayetteville on Wednesday the 25th of May.  The Valley will be hosting James H. 'Chuck' Morgan, III, 33*, GC and expert on the subject, who will present a lecture open to Master Masons and their guests.  All pertinent details can be found on the official flier for the event.  Please remember to RSVP by the 19th of May.  Dinner will begin at 6PM and will cost $10 per person. RSVP are requested by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Have you ever wanted to become a Scottish Rite mason?  The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Arkansas and the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite are teaming up to celebrate and reenact the laying of the Albert Pike Memorial Temple's cornerstone. This centennial celebration is a monumental event in our jurisdiction's history. Also on this day, a statewide Scottish Rite Reunion will be held, allowing Master Masons to receive the beautiful degrees of the Scottish Rite on this historical occasion.

In preparation for the is event, the Valley of Fayetteville will be accepting Scottish Rite Petitions from those Master Masons who are interested in joining the rite.  A conferral of the 4th degree will take place at Washington Lodge 1 on Friday May 6th.  Plan to arrive at 6:00pm and join your brethren for dinner, education and the conferral of the degree.  Petitions will be available at the lodge hall. 


Brethren, the Valley of Fayetteville March stated meeting is fast approaching. This month, we will be meeting at Van Buren Lodge #6 on the 27th of April. Dinner will begin at 6:00pm and will provided by Brothers Teddy and JR, so come hungry! The evening’s education will be presented by Illustrious Brother Jarrod Adkisson, Personal Representative of the Sovereign Grand Inspector General and Brother Joe Harris, K.C.C.H Director of Education and will consist of a lecture concerning the building of the original temple.  We look forward to seeing your there for a night of fellowship and education!