Naming Of Grand Lodge Museum and Unveiling of The Sir Samuel Way, Bt, KC Painting

27 Mar 2019 - 2:54pm

After much feedback from our members, it has been agreed to name the Grand Lodge Museum, housed on the ground floor of Freemasons Hall in honour of our late esteemed brother, RW Bro. Murray Olsson PSGW whose contribution to its foundation and operation and to the preservation of masonic history is widely and highly regarded.

A public ceremony, commencing at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, 10th April 2019, will be conducted in the Hall of Fame, Freemasons Hall, 254 North Terrace, Adelaide, to mark the occasion AND also to unveil the magnificent portraiture painting of MWBro. Sir Samuel Way, Bt, KC, inaugural Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of South Australia and the Northern Territory, third Chief Justice, twelfth Attorney General, Acting Governor and  Lieutenant-Governor of South Australia, as painted and gifted to us by VWBro. Wayne Hancock.


Light refreshments will follow.


All Brethren, family and friends are invited to be present, along with members of the Olsson family and other Community representatives.


Brethren attending are kindly requested to contact WBro. Manfred Kahmann by

phone : 8268 7255 (Home)  or 0432 116 027 (Mobile) or email :

and provide the following information:

  • Their name along with that of partner and any guests
  • Telephone and email contact details

Limited seating will be available.


Grand Lodge car parking will be allocated and Brethren will need to use public transport or nearby local car parking facilities such as Wilson Parking - 251 North Terrace, UPark Rundle Street, etc.

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