Salado Masonic Lodge #296 invites the public to see the building in which it has met for more than 140 years. The Lodge will hold an open house 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. June 9. It is located at 95 S. Church St. in Salado.
Salado Masonic Lodge celebrated its 150th anniversary with a dinner at The Stagecoach Inn on June 12, 2017. The Lodge received its charter from the Grand Lodge of Texas on June 13, 1867.
Captain Robert Bonner Halley
Written by MaryBelle Brown
Robert B. Halley was one of the petitioners for Salado Masonic Lodge #296. His beautiful home sits on North Main St. Salado.
Robert Bonner Halley was born in Macon, Georgia on May 13, 1824. His wife, Lydia Anderson Ederington, was born in Memphis, Tennessee on January 12, 1831. The couple was married in Bradley County, Arkansas on August 1, 1850.
The Halleys came to Texas in 1852, first living in San Antonio, but because of threats from Indians, he moved his family to the Salado area in 1853. He is listed in the 1860 Census as living in Belton. [Read more…] about Captain Robert Bonner Halley