zemboZembo Shrine Celebrates 100 Years

The Zembo Shrine Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania celebrated its 100th Anniversary on Saturday, July 24 with a two hour parade which began at 11:00 a.m.

The 1-1/2 mile parade route started at 3rd and North Streets westbound; proceeded to North 2nd Street; traveled southbound to Market Street; then eastbound to North 3rd Street; continued northbound to Walnut Street; and eastbound to Commonwealth Avenue.

All units from the Zembo Shrine participated in the gala event; Clowns, Motorcycles, Mini Cars, Sports and Antique Cars, Horses, Bag Pipers, Bands, Color Guard, and Provost Guard. Other Shrines and Masonic bodies paraded which included the Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Harrisburg Forest No. 43. Local Civic, Service Clubs and Fraternal Groups also participated including the Pennsylvania State Police Mounted Horse Patrol and more.

Local dignitaries were invited to review the parade and to meet the Imperial Potentate of the Shrine of North America, Imperial Sir Raoul L. Frevel, Sr. and his Lady Rosie and the R.W. Grand Master of Masons in Pennsylvania, Bro. William Slater II.

Other masonic dignitaries in attendance for the days' activities included the Grand Master of Delaware, Bro. Wayne Mower.

A gala banquet at the Zembo Shrine Auditorium concluded the celebration events of the day.

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