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Welcome! The Elks Magazine is published 10 times per year for the members of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America. If you'd like to submit fraternal news, please check out our fraternal news guidelines (Adobe PDF format).

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Read the full write-up on the Smithsonian National Postal Museum's website here.

Current Issue: March 2021

Features

22

Proud Symbol of Freedom: The Statue of Liberty, by Buzz Brandt

Planned as a gift from the people of France in 1865, the Statue of Liberty has been an enduring symbol of freedom since its completion in 1886.

28

Lucky Blunders, by Jean Schaefer

Some of the most significant inventions of the twentieth century were the result of a mistake or a happy accident.

34

Seaport City: Baltimore, Maryland, by Philip Hartigan

Located on the Patapsco River near Chesapeake Bay, Baltimore is a city rich in American history and maritime attractions.

Departments

4

Message from the GER

6

A Candidate for Grand Exalted Ruler

8

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

10

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

12

News of the Lodges

39

Supporting Our Troops

40

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

48

Elks National Foundation

50

State Major Projects

 

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