Scottish Rite Cathedral

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The Scottish Rite is an appendant body of the Masonic Fraternity. It consists of two major Jurisdictions in the United States, and other major Jurisdictions in countries around the world. The Valley of Indianapolis was chartered by the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, in 1863.

The Valley of Indianapolis hosts numerous events for members and their guests and has an extensive charitable outreach, including sponsoring a learning center for dyslexic children.

Tours of the Cathedral are available for individuals and local community groups. This magnificent example of neo-Gothic architecture remains the largest building in the United States devoted to Freemasonry. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The main tower rises 212 feet and contains a 54-bell carillon. Banquet, wedding, and meeting facilities are available; please visit our Scottish Rite Events website for more information.

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