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- Modern Freemasonry is said to have started around 1717, though it’s roots go a lot farther back.
- It is a secret society with two branches. The regular branch is from England. The Liberal branch is from France.
- Hitler had between 80,000 and 200,000 Masons killed.
- There are believed to be around 5 million masons worldwide.
- During the American Civil War, soldiers from apposite sides would stop fighting each other when they identified each other as Masons. They did this by hand signals and wearing identifiers.
- The square and compass is it’s oldest symbol.