Mount Tabor Lodge A.F & A.M.

Freemasonry is the oldest and largest fraternal organization in the world. The Grand Lodge of Massachusetts was established in 1733 and is the third oldest Grand Lodge in the world. Today, there are over 50,000 Freemasons in Massachusetts that meet in more than 275 individual Lodges in cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth.

Contact and Meeting Information

Lodge Address

Ipswich Lodge
70 Topsfield Road
Ipswich, MA 01938

Contact Information

Wor. Bob Consorti – (781) 315-2786
mounttaborlodge@gmail.com

Meeting Information

Regular Communication
Fourth Wednesday of each Month

Officers – Then and Now

Mount Tabor Lodge, was Chartered by Simon W. Robinson on December 9, 1846. On this date, the very first officers of the Mount Tabor Lodge were installed: 

Original Officers – 1846

  • Master: Wor. Ephriam May Cunningham
  • Senior Warden: Bro. Merrill Pettingill
  • Junior Warden: Bro. Dolliver Johnson
  • Treasurer: Bro. Enoch Plummer
  • Secretary: Bro. Daniel Caldwell
  • Chaplain: Bro. Rev. Sylvanus Cobb
  • Senior Deacon: Bro. Israel Foster Crafts
  • Junior Deacon: Bro. Sumner Foster Barrett
  • Senior Steward: Bro. Asahel Durgan
  • Junior Steward: Bro. George M. Hall
  • Tyler: Bro. Seth Brooks

Today’s Officers – 2020/21

  • Master: Wor. Howard Van Dyke
  • Senior Warden: Wor. Gary J. Freedman
  • Junior Warden: Bro. William LeClair
  • Treasurer: Bro. Karl Schumann Jr
  • Secretary: Wor. Bob Consorti
  • Chaplain: R.W. William Appel
  • Marshal: Wor. Michael R. Williams
  • Senior Deacon: Wor. William E. Shofner
  • Junior Deacon: Bro. Michael Ellis, Jr
  • Senior Steward: not installed
  • Junior Steward: not installed
  • Tyler: Wor. Sherman Freedman
  • Ritualist: Wor. Gary J. Freedman
  • Asst. Secretary: Wor. James Dixon Jr
  • Organist: Bro. Evan LeClair