Rising Sun Lodge No. 29 was Chartered almost two centuries go. It's Officers and members helped shape the history of the city of Decatur and their stories have been the subject of legend and lore that are recorded for posterity on our webpages.
Now, the places of their final repose have been immortalized on a Find A Grave Virtual Cemetery of their own.
CLICK HERE to visit The Masters, Wardens & Brethren of RSL29 - 1826 to Present.


    The Alabama Lodge of Research has many informative articles and a very well documented history of Freemasonry in Alabama on their website. 12

    Alabama Pioneers - The Alabama Genealogy Resource! 35

    The Proceedings of the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge Jurisdiction of Alabama, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, annual communication is available as a FREE eBook. 29

    The Grand Lodge of F. & A. M. of the State of Alabama has a wealth of information including the inaugural 1st Edition issue of their semi-annual newsletter "The Masonic Messenger" on their website. 13


    As 1 of 18 nationwide recipients in 2011 and 1 of 22 recipients in 2012, Rising Sun Lodge No. 29 has achieved the distinction of being awarded the Masonic Service Association of North America's Mark Twain Award for Masonic awareness in the lodge and in the community for the second consecutive year. 17


    We are very grateful for the international recognition our website has received from the Brethren of Lodge Anima 1223 in Glasgow, Scotland.  They have bestowed upon us their 2012 GREAT MASONIC WEBSITE AWARD.  From the Lodge Anima 1223 Webmaster:
        "I have had much pleasure in looking at your site and feel it more than worthy of our award….”

    Here at, we work hard to make an interesting and informative website for our Brethren and visitors.  We are proud to be recognized by for meeting these high standards and honored to receive their 2012 THE BLUES AND GRAYS OUTSTANDING SITE AWARD. 

  Our rich history, community involvement and bright future has drawn accolades near and far.  On November 11, 2012, we were awarded the Geo. Washington Past Master Award.  This award was given 8 times in 2009, 9 times in 2010, 1 time in 2011 and we are currently the only 2012 recipient.

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by gracious permission of Brother Howie Damron

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