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The 58th York Rite Sovereign College of North America General Assembly
July 29th - August 2nd, 2015 - The Galt House Louisville, KY



July 29th through August 2nd 2015, the York Rite Sovereign College of North America will be having their annual Assembly in Louisville, Kentucky.  Approximately 850 Companion Knights and spouses from all 50 states and every Providence of Canada will be here.  The Galt House will be the host hotel.  This is the first time that Kentucky has been the host for such an event.


A Bourbon Tour, which will visit Heaven Hill Heritage Center and Barton 1792 Distillery is scheduled for Thursday, July 30th, with lunch at Historic Talbott Tavern in Bardstown.  On Friday, July 31st we will tour the Derby Museum at Churchill Downs, and then the Louisville Slugger Museum, with a lunch of the famous Green River Style Fish from the Suburban Lodge Social Club.


The price for either tour is $60.00 per person, which includes the tour each day, lunch, transportation and all gratuities. Reservations are required.


During the assembly, five members of the Colleges of Kentucky will receive the Order of the Purple Cross.  Congratulations to Companion Knights: David White, Roger Barnett, Bobby Hayes, Ron Howell, and Don Powell.  All Companion Knights are encouraged to attend.


There will be a one day conferral of the Commandery orders on July 18, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio.  The Grand Commandery of Kentucky will be conferring the Order of Red Cross. The Grand Commandery of Ohio will be conferring the Order of Malta. The Grand Commandery of Indiana will be conferring the Order of the Temple in full medieval dress.


Several Chapters, Councils and Commanderies will once again join together to hold the ANNUAL WESTERN KENTUCKY YORK RITE FESTIVAL ON JULY 18, 2015 at 308 Joe Clifton Drive Paducah, Kentucky Masters: Schedule a York Rite presentation for your Lodge! Your local York Rite Bodies will be glad to help!


FOR MORE INFORMATION Contact your local York Rite Bodies, visit our website: or Contact the Grand Secretary-Recorder JAMES H. KING, PGHP 400 North 4th Street, Danville, KY 40422 Phone: 859-209-4120 Email:


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