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The following books deal with Freemasonry in America.

A Republic for the Ages by Donald R. Kennon

Colonial Freemasonry by Louis C. Wes Cook

Early Freemasonry in Pennsylvania by Henry S. Borneman, Philadelphia, 1931.

Freemasons at Gettysburg by Sheldon A. Munn - Story of the Friend to Friend monument at Gettysburg.

Freemasonry and American Culture by Lynn Dumenil

Freemasonry in American History by Allen E. Roberts / Hardback
Allen Roberts has taken the history of Freemasonry and the history of the United States and woven them tightly together. He hasn't fallen into any of the traps which so many inexperienced Masonic historians do, such as trying to make our Fraternity the prime mover of all that is good in our country. He has worked the history of Freemasonry into the actual history of the United States. This book is not a history, written by a historian for other historians. It is an easily readable book about Freemasonry, written by a Freemason for the benefit of other Freemasons. This book is valuable to the Masonic student and will become more valuable in the years to come. It is valuable to the general reader and to the newly made mason who wishes to receive more light about the Order to which he belongs.

Freemasonry and Democracy - It's Evolution in North America by Allen E. Roberts and Wallace McLeod- Discusses role of the Fraternity in the development of the U. S. and Canada.

Freemasonry in Pennsylvania, 1727-1907 by Morris S. Barratt & Julius F. Sachse, Philadelphia, 1908, 1909, 1919 (3 Vols.)

Freemasonry in the Thirteen Colonies by J. Hugo Tatsch

Freemasonry and the Presidency by Ray Vaughn Denslow

Freemen and Freemasons by James W. Beless

History of Lodge No. 43, F&AM, Lancaster, PA, by George R. Welchans
Contains history of the revolt of the country lodges, as well as Buchanan Masonic material.

House Undivided: The Story of Freemasonry & the Civil War by Allen E. Roberts / Hardcover
Learn a unique historical account of Freemasonry during the 1860's and its impact on the Civil War.

House Reunited by Allen E. Roberts

Let There Be Light (A History of Freemasonry in Louisiana 1763-1989) by H. Glenn Jordan

Masonry in the Formation of Our Government by Philip A. Roth

Masonic Americana: Vol. 1 & 2 by Knights Templar Magazine

Masonic Membership of the Founding Fathers by Ronald E. Heaton, 1965
Biographies of Masons involved with the Declaration of Independence, the American Revolution and the Constitution.

Masons Who Helped Shape Our Nation by Henry C. Clausen

Material Culture of the American Freemasons by John D. Hamilton

Miracle at Philadelphia by Catherine Drinker Bowen, 1966

New York Freemasonry, Bicentennial History by Ossian Lang & Herbert Singer

Old Masonic Lodges of PA, Moderns and Ancients, 1730-1800 by Julius F. Sachse,Philadelphia, 1912, 1913, (2 Vols.).

Our Masonic Presidents by L. Randall Rogers

Revolutionary Brotherhood: Freemasonry and the Transformation of the American Social Order, 1730-1840 by Steven C. Bullock / Hardback
Steven Bullocks traces Freemasonry through its first century in America. He follows the order from its origins in Britain and its introduction into North America in the 1730s to its near-destruction by a massive anti-Masonic movement almost a century later and its subsequent reconfiguration into the brotherhood we know today.

Stalwart Builders - The Grand Lodge of Masons in Mass.: 1730-1970 by Thomas S. Roy, Boston, 1971.

The Anti-Masonic Party in the United States, 1826-1843 by William P.Vaughn.

The Beginnings of Freemasonry in America by Melvin M. Johnson,  Kingsport, Tenn. 1924.

The Master Builders: A History of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Pennsylvania, (Three Vols.), 1986-1988-1989 by Wayne A. Huss.

Two Crowns for America by Katherine Kurtz
Historical novel about Freemasonry and the Revolutionary War. Offer of kingship of America to Bonnie Prince Charles.

What Law There Was by Al Dempsey, Al, Tor Paperback, 1991.
A wonderful story that reads like a novel but has base in fact of the "wild west" and start of the Fraternity in Montana. It is recommended for those wanting light reading of a western book.

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