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About Us

Pine Castle Lodge No. 368 was chartered April 22, 1969. 


This lodge is named for the Town of Pine Castle which was officially incorporated in 1925 in Orange County, Florida. 

  lodge ground breaking

The three Line Officers at Chartering were:

         James Taylor Pegram - Worshipful Master

James Lawrence Harrell - Senior Warden

Arthur Charles Forster - Junior Warden


 The chartering Grand Lodge Officers were:

Clyde Shepherd McLaren - Grand Master

Carvie E. Webb - Deputy Grand Master

David H. Wilkinson - Senior Grand Warden 

Wilbur W. Masters, Jr. - Junior Grand Warden

William A. Whitcomb - Grand Secretary 


Pine Castle Lodge had thirty-five charter members who came from twelve other Florida Lodges and sixteen out of state lodges, representing fifteen other Grand Jurisdictions, including France, Germany, Puerto Rico and the Canal Zone. Only two lodges were chartered in 1969 in the State of Florida: Cape Coral Lodge No. 367 & Pine Castle Lodge No. 368, both on April 22, 1969.