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Presidentes, Albañilos, y National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Presidentes, Albañilos, y National Treasure: Book of Secrets

I´m learning Spanish. Bilingual posts seem like good practice. Please comment with any corrections.

One of my brothers sent me an interesting article that was recently published in the Washington Post:

Freemasonry, Eager to Step from Cultural Shadows

The informative, well written article relates among other things that the first scene of National Treasure: Book of Secrets was filmed in the grand auditorium of the George Washington Masonic Memorial in Alexandria, Virginia.

Besides George Washington, there is at least one other Masonic president featured in the movie: Theodore Roosevelt. Roosevelt's profile is featured prominently on Mount Rushmore of course. But, that's not Roosevelt's only connection to the National Park system. It turns out that his administration managed to set aside more than 42 million acres for national forests, parks, and wildlife refuges.

During a recent visit to the Grand Masonic Lodge of New York in Manhattan, one of the janitors showed me the desk where Roosevelt signed at least one of the documents that set aside this land. He said that Roosevelt liked to visit the lodge while in Manhattan to get away from the bustle of the city.

Aprendiendo Español. Bilingüe si sea buena práctica. Comentario con cualquieres correcciones por favor.

Uno des mis hermanos echó al carreo una artículo interesante eso fue pulicado en el Washington Post:

Freemasonry, Eager to Step from Cultural Shadows

Este articulo habla a el escena primero fue fimaldo en el auditorio magnifico del George Washington Masonic Memorial en Alexandria, Virginia.

También George Washington, hay por lo menos uno otro presidente Masoni ofrecido en la pelicula: Theodore Roosevelt. Se ofrece la cara de Roosevelt en Mount Rushmore claro que. Pero, no hay solamente conexión con el parque nacional de los Estados Unidos. Resulta eso administación de Roosevelt manejó reservar más que 42 millón acres para bosques nacionales.

Duranta una visita receiente a la Masonic Lodge Magnifico de New York en Manhattan, una portero demostrado me el escritorio donde Roosevelt firmado por lo menos uno de los documentos eso reservada esta tierra. Él dijo que Roosevelt tuvo gusto de visitar el lodge mientras que en Manhatten to relaje.


Ricardo Ibáñez said…
I give to you a native spanish translation of your comment:

Estoy aprendiendo español. Los comentarios bilingües son una buena práctica. Por favor, comenten cualquier corrección.

Uno de mis hermanos me mandó un artículo interesante que fué recientemente publicado en el Washington Post:

Freemasonry, Eager to Step from Cultural Shadows.

El periódico, escribió artículos relacionados, entre otras cosas, sobre la primera escena de National Treasure: Book of Secrets, y dice que fué filmada en el gran auditorio George Washington Masonic Memorial en Alejandría, Virginia.

Además de George Washington, hay al menos otro presidente Masónico que se caracteriza en la película: Theodore Roosevelt. El perfil de Roosvelt se caracteriza principalmente en el Monte Rushmore, por supuesto. Pero, esa no es la única conexión al sistema del Parque Nacional. Se dice que su administración manejó más de 42 millones de acres para bosques nacionales, parques y refugios salvajes.

Durante una visita reciente a el Grand Masonic Lodge de Nueva York en Manhattan, uno de los porteros me mostró el escritorio donde Roosevelt firmó al menos uno de los documentos donde adquiría estas tierras. El portero dijo que Roosevelt le gustaba visitar el lugar de vez en cuando en Manhattan para alejarse de el bullicio de la ciudad.

Ricardo Ibáñez, Poza Rica, Veracruz, Mexico.
Hamilton said…

¡Muchas gracias!

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