Click on "Events - Meetings" tab
at top of page for details, a map and BALPEX link for Upcoming Meeting on Sunday, February 22, 2015
annually, with the subsequent meeting on:
6, 2015 at BALPEX).
2015 Annual Meeting:
February 22, 2015, Sunday - Annual Meeting (updated 01-28-2015)
Geo.Washington Masonic National Memorial
Building, Shooters' Hill, Alexandria, Virginia (2015
Meeting Room: Washington-Alexandria Lodge Room; not the usual North Lodge Room!)
GWMNM Building opens daily
9AM-5PM now. The optional hour tour of upper floors & tower now costs $10/person, and begins at 9:30AM or 11:00AM if you
wish to also attend the GWMSC meeting. Possibly the meeting & M.P. conferral will end in time for the 4:00PM tour.
1:30-2:00PM Review Covers, Assemble
2:00-4:45PM Meeting, followed by
conferral of Master of Philately
4:45PM Reassemble at Joe Theismann's
Restaurant, at foot of shooter's hill across from Metro Station. 1800 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA
22314, phone: 703-739-0777
Ladies/Guests invited; Dutch Treat Dinner from Menu
Dinner Speaker: Mark A. Wright, KCCH
and PM of Federal Lodge in DC. [Mark is a member of
the Iroquois Nation tribes, a musician and an exceptionally active member of
the Scottish Rite, DC.]
Topic: "Native American
If you have not received the Master
of Philately from the GWMSC, you may receive it with the others planning to attend. Please notify/reserve in advance with
Brother Allen so we'll have your M.P. Certificate for you at this meeting.
For a Life Membership Application, see above Membership link/tab
button. Membership Applications will be balloted upon at
each meeting, and require a completed application, payment of the $20.00 Life Membership fee, and evidence of current membership
in a recognized blue lodge (photocopy of 2013 Blue Lodge dues card, or letter from the Lodge Secretary on Lodge letterhead
from a recognized Lodge).
GWMNM address: 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 703-683-2007
Some Hotels Near Masonic Memorial (updated 1/17/11):
Embassy Suites-Alexandria 703-684-5900
800-EMBASSY (0.4 mi)
Hampton Inn-Old Town, 1616 King St 703-299-9900 800-HAMPTON (0.4 mi)
Hilton-Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King St. 703-837-0440
800-916-2221 (0.3 mi)
Residence Inn Alexandria
Old Town, 1456 Duke Street 703-548-5474 888 236-2427 (0.6 mi)
Inn Alexandria at Carlyle; 2345 Mill Road 703-549-1155 888 236-2427 (0.7 mi)
400 Courthouse Square, 703-253-8600 866-716-8117 (0.8 mi)
Some more distant Hotels:
Inn Alexandria 2700 Eisenhower Ave, 703-329-2323 800-321-2211 (1.1 mi)
Suites Alex.Tech.Center 2950 Eisenhower
Ave, 703-317-0013 888 236-2427 (1.1 mi) Open 3/11
Inn SW-Eisenhower Metro 703-960-3400 800-HOLIDAY (1.7 mi)
Holiday Inn-Alex.Historic District 625 First St 703-548-6300 800-HOLIDAY (2.0
John R. Allen, Secretary & Past President-GWMSC;
2831 Swanhurst Drive;
Midlothian, VA 23113-2278
The GWMSC Cover List is updated through 2009. For the complete list in Adobe PDF format, click on "GWMSC
Covers" tab (top of page).
|February 22, 2010 Washington's Birthday Cover
|2009 Washington's Birthday Cover
|Mt.Vernon GWMSC Pictorial Postmark, 02/22/09
GWMSC Cover Chairman & Past President, Paul Williams, died at 12:45 AM on August 14, 2003. GWMSC
Past President Edward P. Smith died on August 23, 2003. Our thoughts and prayers are with their families!
Brief obituaries are under the News tab.
Current Cover Chairman: Order all GWMSC covers from:
|2005 - Feb. 22 - Washington's Birthday $1.50
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|1985-2005 Reagan Dual $4.00
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|2005-1981 Reagan $4.00
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|2005-1977 Carter $2.00
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2002 Club Postmark & Cover:
|Special Masonic Postmark-GWMSC Cachet 11-4-2002.
|Price in PDF cover list. Click for enlargement.
250th Anniversary of
George Washington being made a Freemason
Entered Apprentice Degree - November 4, 1752
November 4, 2002 Cachet with Masonic postmark prepared by
George Washington Masonic Stamp Club
Michael R. Aulicino
7413 Falmouth St
$1.50 each plus #10
Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope.
|Irving Berlin, Sept. 15, 2002 First Day of Issue
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Click here to download February 2004 Newsletter.
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We invite you to attend our semi-annual meetings. Members and non-members may order club covers.
are listed on our Events page, and are generally held as follows:
[A] Annual Meeting each February at The George Washington
Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, VA, convenes around 2PM, generally the Sunday after the 22nd of February.
Our BALPEX (Baltimore Philatelic Exhibition) meeting is the Saturday preceding Labor Day, around 2PM. Location: Marriott's
Hunt Valley Inn, Hunt Valley, MD, just North of the Baltimore Beltway on I-83 toward York, PA.
Click the "Events-Meetings" tab at top of page for complete details of the next meeting, when