Chapter 1

Sometime in the spring of 1884 the Mammouth Springs Lodge in the 19th Masonic district loaned Brother A.D. Witherspoon fifteen dollars to apply for a charter for a new Masonic Lodge in Midlothian, Texas.

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Chapter 2

The Mammouth Springs Lodge location was at a large spring with very large volume of water at the creek at the foot of the hill in Mt. Peak. The Masonic Lodge No. 478 was at the top of the hill on the left going west, upstairs over a community church and meeting place. A steam operated gin was located near the spring for water and steam. The spring started failing in the 1930's and by the early 1940's was inadequate to supply water for the gin and it closed.

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