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The huge bronze doors, each weighing one ton, at the eastern end of the Grand Foyer open into the Benjamin Franklin Room, decorated during 1903 and 1904. With an unusually elaborate ceiling, this room is richly and comfortably furnished for the leisure of the Brethren and their guests. Oil portraits of the living Right Worshipful Past Grand Masters decorate the walls, as do eleven murals. The north wall has five entitled: "Meditation," "Marriage," "Mother Love," "Mealtime" and "Music." The east wall holds one entitled '"Tradition." On the south wall are five more murals entitled "The Sick Room," "Feeding the Young," "The Madonna," "The Teacher" and "Night."

The Benjamin Franklin Room is fifty-five feet long, twenty-one feet wide and twenty-five feet high.


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