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Grand Rapids’ Secret Societies
July 18, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm| Free
The Sons of Malta, Knights of the Golden Eagle, Knights Templar—all names that ring forth from medieval times, right? Wrong! These are just a few of the secret societies of Grand Rapids that have helped make our city what it is today! Tim Gleisner, Manager of GRPL’s Grand Rapids History and Special Collections Department, will explore the various secret societies that have been a part of Grand Rapids history from the beginning of the city to present day. Find out which mayors and local personalities might have been members of these secretive bodies. Discover where the hidden groups might have met and held their secret and “ancient” rites!