Bannack Historic Lodge No. 3-7-77
in Bannack State Park @ Bannack, Montana
Montana's First Territorial Capital


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Passing of W Bro Charlie Nau

Posted by David L. Prewett on May 1, 2019 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (18)

Hello Brother

I am saddened to report the passing on to "The Celestial Lodge Above" of W Bro Charlie Nau at an early time in his life.

W Bro Charlie was a key part in the formation of Bannack Historic Lodge No. 3-7-77. Bannack was a special part of his life from fishing in Grasshopper Creek when studying at Western Montana College in Dillon, to trimming the Bnnack sagebrush during clean-up days, to cooking his famous breakfast in the Meade Hotel each year during Bannack Days. He ...

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Bannack Clean-up Day May 12, 2018 9am-3pm

Posted by David L. Prewett on February 28, 2018 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (3)

Bannack Clean-up Day May 12, 2018 9am-3pm

Bring your work clothes and help get the park ready for the tourist season while enjoying a great day of friendship. It helps the park put its best foot forward to the numerous visitors to Bannack and the Lodge.

Starts around 9 am and goes on till about 3 pm.

lLunch will be provided by Bannack Historic Lodge No. 3-7-77 with the expert assistance of Sharon Prewett.

Bannack Days July 21-22, 2018

Posted by David L. Prewett on January 28, 2017 at 7:15 PM Comments comments (3)




Just a reminder for Bannack Days. It is a wonderful time to visit Bannack and celebrate pioneer life and Bannack's glory days. Held always the third weekend in July, We encourage those of you that have not had the opportunity to attend Bannack Days or may have not attended in the past few years to please come join us for this fun-filled weekend.

For a nominal fee, breakfast is served in Hotel Meade b...

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Bannack Ghost Walk

Posted by David L. Prewett on January 26, 2017 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (15)

Call 834-3413 to make reservations for the Ghost Walk

In October. The Ghost Walk is the Bannack

Association’s largest single fundraiser of

the year. It can be frightening and

humorous but every skit comes from the

pages of Bannack history. This is not a

haunted house but a walking tour where

the spirits tell their stories as you are

guided through the streets of Bannack.

There are two shows a night and each

show is limited to...

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EAGLE ROCK #19 MM Degree in Bannack Lodge

Posted by David L. Prewett on April 1, 2016 at 10:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Brother Master Masons,

Masons of Eagle Rock #19 have chosen June 18. 2016 at 1 PM to be the day when we invade Bannack. Montana for Dutch Oven Dinner and BBQ and then confer a Master Mason Degree in the Historic Lodge of Bannack 3-7-77, A F & A M. in the Bannack Lodge Building built in 1874

Dinner (more like FEAST actually) at 1 PM for Masons, Families and Friends to enjoy prior to...

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Campground changes in Bannack since 2011

Posted by David L. Prewett on May 27, 2011 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)


 The accommodations are still beautiful but not modern. There are places for motor homes, trailers, and tents but the hookups consist of one hydrant in the camp with potable water and there is an outhouse. The outhouse is probably as clean as I have ever seen, they do a good job of taking care of them. Grasshopper Creek flows right through camp for a refreshing bath?



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Posted by David L. Prewett on August 26, 2010 at 5:24 PM Comments comments (0)



Petition for Life Membership

To: The Worshipful Master, Wardens, and Brethren of Bannack Historic Lodge No. 3 7 77.

The undersigned certifies that he is a Master Mason in Good Standing and a member of __________________________ Lodge No. ____, located at __________________, under the jurisdiction of the [Grand Lodge of Montana] [Grand Lodge of ____________________, a Grand Lodge that is recognized by the Grand Lodge of Montana] ...

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