Local Heart, Global Soul

January 28, 2020

What’s On Display, And What’s Not…

It’s my last post from my visit to the “Freemason’s House” in the Hague. I love that the Dutch national day: ‘Nationale Monumentendag’ (Open days for National Historic Places sites) allows members of the public access to places that are often closed to the public. Of course there are many places, such as churches, also in the guide book that each region publishes for this event and I love visiting them too but it’s the more obscure places that tend to grab my attention first. In one of the hallways of the Freemason’s House I find a time-line of events on the wall. The bottom section is all about dates in chronological order, the top section gives more information about pivotal events in human history. I only took a couple of close-up photographs, sadly once I got home and looked at them on the computer they were fuzzy.

I only realised once I was outside and down the street with the wheelchair that I’d made the rookie mistake of knocking the knob on the DSLR camera onto a different setting. Duh. Never mind, win some loose some. I have very much enjoyed my visit here. True, I learned more about Freemason’s past history than their current events or workings, but I suppose for a famously secretive organisation that’s probably to be expected.  The sun is shining outside and I’m turning the wheels to get to my next destination in the booklet…

(Below) Glass fronted display case: China

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(Below) Glass fronted display case: Japan

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(Below) Outside top fascade

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(Below) History time line in the hall way

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

(Below) Above the timeline, many points of interest, and outside on this special day, many more.

(photograph © Kiwidutch)

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