Registration Information

Please recognize that a cost is incurred to the program for your registration. If you pre-register and subsequently determine that you will be unable to attend, please have the Masonic courtesy to cancel your reservation by the same method and providing the same information.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:30 a.m.

A lunch (requested contribution of $10) will be served at noon and the program will be completed by 3:00 p.m. All Masons are welcome to attend. Dress is coat and tie.


All meetings are held at:

Freemasons Cultural Center
Masonic Village at Elizabethtown
1 Masonic Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022

Live stream of the Symposium

In an effort to allow as many people as possible to participate in the symposiums, the Academy Committee offers a live stream of each event. Using the link below, individuals may view the event from wherever they may be. Additionally, those viewing the live stream may ask questions of the presenters via the live stream chat feature, the Academy Facebook group, and Reddit. 

On the day of an Academy symposium, a live stream video will appear on the Grand Lodge YouTube channel, linked below.

Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania F.&A.M. YouTube Channel

October 2019 Speaker Information

Geraldine Beskin

Geraldine is an international speaker on esotericism and a social historian, bringing the various important occult characters and places to life with her narratives and biographical talks. As co-owner of The Atlantis Bookshop with her daughter Bali, she has had a life-long interest in all things magical ever since seeing Gerald Gardner ascend from the depths of the Shop after one of his regular meetings held there. She is also a contributor to many esoteric books and publications and has a deeply-held passion for Austin Osman Spare, the famous artist who worked for a time with Aleister Crowley, ever since finding her first two paintings by him whilst working at The Atlantis Bookshop. At the present time, her esoteric and historical research for future articles and books takes her far and wide across the UK and overseas.

R.W. Bro. David L. Tucker

Bro. David is a Past Master of Belcher Lodge No. 180 and is currently serving as the Senior Grand Warden for the Grand Lodge of New Jersey. In 2018, he was presented with the Daniel Coxe Medal, the highest honor given by the Grand Lodge of New Jersey. He is also concurrently serving as the Grand High Priest of the New Jersey Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons. Active in all parts of the Fraternity, Bro. David’s Masonic credentials are extensive, and only continue to grow. In 2019 he was elected to receive the Thirty Third Degree of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite. He is employed full time as a Union Representative, a career which he has enjoyed for more than than twenty-five years. In addition to his fraternal work, David serves on the Planning Board for the town of Hammonton, New Jersey, where he resides.

Upcoming Academy Dates

Saturday, October 26, 2019
Saturday, March 21, 2020

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