George Washington's 

Walnut Masonic Square

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This Square was used by Worshipful Brother George Washington to lay the cornerstone of the U.S. Capitol Building with Masonic Honors on September 18, 1793.  It is made of walnut and is on public display in the "Replica Room" of Alexandria-Washington Lodge No. 22 at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial.

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The Square was used at the cornerstone laying event portrayed in this painting.




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