• Meat Raffle 2022Meat Raffle 2022
    Paragon Lodge is raffling off a cow! Paragon masonic Lodge #788 presents the Meat Raffle 2022.  1st prize is a side of beef, 2nd and 3rd prizes are a quarter side of beef.  Cost is $20.00 per ticket, only 500 tickets will be sold.  Drawing will be June 30, 2022. Half of the proceeds from the raffle […]
  • Inspection 2022Successful Inspection!
    Congrats to the officers of Paragon Lodge for successfully completing their annual inspection.  Though Omicron kept the visitors away, we still had a nice turn out of our members and were able to put on an excellent degree for a new Brother.  Congrats to Worshipful Master Mark Anderson on […]
  • Commandery Dedication
    Ohio Grand Commandery and Eu-Tah Commandery Grand Commander George Edmiston and other members of the Grand Commandery came to Paragon Lodge to dedicate the lodge room for Chivalric Masonic use by Eu-Tah Commandery. Imminent Commander Josh Anderson and the other members of Eu-Tah Commandery have […]
  • Website update
    Due to some technical problems we lost a few pages and posts. We are in the process of updating and trying to restore information that was lost. Just know that even through the pandemic, Paragon Lodge kept the light of Masonry going and we continued to support our community and worked to make good […]
  • RSS Masterpiece Presentation at Paragon
    Join us at Paragon Lodge on November 5th as Worshipful Master Josh Anderson presents his Royal Scofield Society Masterpiece presentation titled “A Journey to Catholicism and Search for a Positive Role.” The presentation will begin at 7:00pm at Paragon Lodge. “A Journey to Catholicism and Search for […]

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Paragon Lodge #788 is a Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, subordinate to the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Ohio.  We are a fraternal organization that promotes personal development, friendship, and charity.  By striving to make good men better, we work to fulfill our mission of being a good member of the communities we live and work within.


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Since 1993

Paragon's History

Paragon Masonic Lodge was formed in 2004 from three separate Lodges, Yondota Lodge # 572, Lotus Lodge #625, & Port Lawrence Lodge #685. Each of the three separate Lodges meet in the same building on 4th & Main Street in East Toledo for many years. Then in 2002 several Brothers of the Fraternity started to discuss the idea of a merger of the three Lodges. No one Lodge wanted to give up its rich heritage and no one Lodge wanted to be the sole surviving Lodge, so it was decided to consolidated all three Lodges into one new and stronger Lodge called Paragon. Soon after the formation of Paragon Lodge, the officers and brethren faced a very hard decision and that was on the care and renovations of the building that they had built back in 1913. The building was in need of major renovations but the cost of renovations was beyond the Lodges financial ability, so a hard decision was reached and that was to sell the building. So in 2004 the building was placed up for auction and sold, since that time the Lodge has been meeting in a temporary home of the Christ Dunberger Post, which is located in Oregon Ohio. While they have been meeting in this location the Lodge still moved forward and quickly made itself know through the district and in the community as a whole. The brethren of Paragon Lodge all wanted to obtain a new Masonic home of their own, but they also wanted to get the right home for them. Then in the fall of 2006 several brethren who had all been looking for a new home happen to find a building, that they all felt that it could become the new home for Paragon Masonic Lodge.  So in the fall of 2006 the brethren of Paragon all voted to Purchase a new home, which they closed and took possession of in January of 2007.  The future home of Paragon Lodge was Dedicated March 29th 2008 with 196 Brothers in Attendance.