Rome Masonic Lodge 133, F&AM, hosted a flag dedication July 28 outside the lodge building. Members of Grandview Chapter of Rolling Thunder conducted the ceremony, which included hoisting of the nation’s colors, and as the prisoners of war-missing in action flag.
Active for more than 150 years, the lodge continues to draw new members, one of whom, Ethan Barton, helped to organize the event. Also in attendance were former Gov. Edgar Whitcomb and Dennis Herrell, past grand master of Free and Accepted Masons for the state of Indiana.