To the Most Eminent Grand Master,
Officers and Members of Grand Encampment of Knights Templar
FROM: SK G. Dan M. Pushee, III, KCT, PC (Massachusetts & Rhode Island), Chairman
Members: John Elkinton PGC-TX, Garry M. Paxinos FL
The Grand Encampment was originally published on the internet on April 23, 1997.
and has grown from the original 11 pages to now 40 from home page,
plus others equals 5 gig bytes of data.
The Grand Encampment's URL address is www.knightstemplar.org
Brief History 24 years on-line,
In 1997, ME Ward, Grand Master,
requested R.E. Jones,Dep.Grand Master)
to establish a web site for the Grand Encampment.
It was Officially Registered - 1997-04-23 04:00:00 UTC (ref: lookup.icann.org).
The First "SNAPSHOT" (indication) of www.knightstemplar.org being ON-LINE
was July 4, 1998 (22:50:21) View Original Recreated Web Site
1998- Supplements ON-Line-originally on members.aol.com then yorkrite.com/KT news
August 16 2006 (13:34:41) - was the FIRST WEB MASTER LAST "SNAPSHOT"
(reference [https://archive.org/web/] input knightstemplar,org, select 2006
then August 16 - 13:34:41 ) 16 pages
Recreated Web Site
September 30, 2006 (05:39:02) - SECOND WEB MASTER (Dan Pushee)
FIRST "SNAPSHOT" ref: [https://archive.org/web/] input knightstemplar,org,select 2006
then Sept 30 (05:39:02)
View Original(Recreated) Dan Pushee
20 pages - 30 Supplements on-line - Magazine on-line
The server for www.knightstemplar.org also "hosts" the "official home pages" for:
1. Supreme Assembly Social Order of the Beauceant- www.knightstemplar.org/soob,
[7 pages and approx. 100 photos per year of all SWP Official Visits ]
2. Monthly On-Line version for the Knight Templar Magazine
[738 magazines on-line - for phone app app & issu.com ]
3. Monthly On-Line version of 51 State Supplements -20 Years
[3 years archive on-line & 6 months [2052 pages] at
4. 220 Selected Articles from 2007 KT Magazines [287 PAGES]
SPECIAL, 2007 to 2014, 34 ARTICLES on FAMOUS MASONS.
SPECIAL, 33 SELECTED ARTICLES from 2007-2014 by Author.
NEW: LINKS to
1: 40 Miles Project - Link to Grand Prelate's Site to send letters
2. LEADERSHIP NOTES - Web Page to post monthly "notes"
as published in the Knight Templar Magazine - currently 17
3. MEMBERSHIP SK Garrard,Dept.Conf.Presentation
4. "COURSE LIVE AGAIN"S.K. Williams Program
5. "MOBILE APP"All Magazines
Summary of Information-Status Report:
1.On May 24, 2021 the "Home page" had received 1.7 million vistors
2. Web Site [Navigation BAR] :
LINKS :Membership Update-LINK TO: MMS
FAQ/Info Join Information - Membership Booklet
Policies/Contact Information - OUR GUESTBOOK and contact form:
If ANYONE contacts me and puts a telephone number in their email,
I will return their call within five minutes.
I also forward their email to someone in their Jurisdiction to contact them
STATE Contacts - ASSISTANCE
COORDINATORS - promoting our charities, programs, special projects in their jurisdictions
OFFICERS - BIOS
Brochure HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE
STATE RECORDERS - Updated As Received By Office
COMMANDERIES - Annual Conclaves
Standing and Special COMMITTEES
DOWNLOADS - 45 pages
DEPARTMENT CONFERENCES, Powerpoint Presentations
CONSTITUTION, STATUTES, DISCIPLINARY RULES,
STANDING RESOLUTIONS, CEREMONIES, FORMS
AND APPROVED DECISIONS 2011 Edition, Document [.Pdf] 212 pages
WEB SITE Materials Available - List Items For Purchase
DRILL Team - Manuals and Regulations 6 Pages
IN MEMORIAM - "The Chapel" Tribute To past
grand commanders, Posted As Received
PHOTOS /you tube videos -Of Easter Sunrise Services
DEPT. CONFERENCES - Schedule and Registration Info
COLLEGE OF HONORS - Jurisdictional Deputies
PAST GRAND OFFICERS - HISTORICAL INFORMATION FROM 1816
Extensive info on: 58 PAST GRAND MASTERS FROM 1816
pictures and obits/bios, lists of Past REDCs,
Past Triennials, Past Deputy Grand Masters
Past Generalissinos, Past Grand Captains General,
Past Grand Senior Wardens, Past Grand Junior Wardens,
Past Grand Treasurers and Past Grand Recorders
68 total pages
The webmaster also operates and maintains
" the "Official Grand Commandery web sites"
for the following 19 jurisdictions: [* Pages]
Louisiana [15*] North Dakota[4*] West Virginia [16*]
Arkansas  MA & RI [26*] Oregon 
Colorado [9*] South Dakota  Wyoming [8*]
Connecticut  Montana [7*] Vermont [9*] Togo 
DC [14*] New Jersey [12*] Virginia [74*] Hawaii 
North Carolina  Washington 
[244 pages - *13 States with Forms/Proceedings]
As of April 7, 2021 there were 76 Knight Templar Bodies
on the Internet as listed on www.yorkrite.com/KTlinks.htm
(formally mastermason.com) which includes our Home Page.
NEW PAGES to Navigation Bar
DESCRIPTION of DEGREES
UNIFORMS - CHAPTER XIX, CONSTITUTION
New WORK!! -March 13 2021 Covid 19 hit us.
Department Meetings went to Zoom Meetings
Coordinated information movement of
York Rite Annual to ZOOM - 5000 emails
firstname.lastname@example.org. "Blast LIST"
Includes Grand Encampment officers with emails, ALL Grand Recorders,
Knight Supplement Editors and all Commanders/Deputy Grand Commanders.
68th TRIENNIAL CONCLAVE INFORMATION
www.knightstemplar.org/68.html - Registration Form, Hotel Form.
OFFICIAL SOUVENIR PROGRAM BOOK VENDORS AND DISPLAYS
Pending NEW WORK
KT Supplements being removed
from Printed KT Magazine 1 Sept 2021
will now be only ON-Line.
Management time will increase.
Elevation of Committee from "Special" to "Standing" -
The new people we are getting are well skilled and they are well informed in the Craft.
I challenge each of us to take advantage of that. We need to put them to work.
I am so pleased with where we have come on the Internet in this period of time.
I know we still have a long way to go.
GOALS: Redesign Web site!
I would like to see us do more operational, functional things online;
Forms to fill out on-line
"SAVE PRINTING COSTS"
We would like to thank every Jurisdiction for their cooperation and
timely support in the maintenance of all information on Knight Templar web sites.
TO: SK John Palmer, Editor of the Knight Templar Magazine,
for his work regarding the monthly on-line publication of the Magazine.
TO: SK George Marshall for his work on indexing the Magazine information on-line.
TO: Each Editor for their dedication of service in producing these supplements.
TO: The OFFICE STAFF for their guidance and timely support.
Especially : Una Cameron-Cardenas, COT
TO SK Garry M. Paxinos for his work on the phone app
TO: Our Most Eminent Grand MASTER "JEFF",
we have shared a lot of interesting experiences during your 3 years of service.
I thank you for your support, your desire to do more in this area, your friendship,
and the opportunity you extended to me to serve Grand Encampment as its Webmaster.
TO: Our NEW Most Eminent Grand MASTER,
"Mike",thank you for the opportunity to
continue to serve Grand Encampment.
our Official Home Page has enjoyed a
very active tenure as part
of a York Rite Internet System
designed, operated, and maintained
by your Web Master which
has had over 1.7 million visitors in 24 years.
Please VISIT: www.yorkrite.org
Respectively Submitted May 26,2021
George D. M. Pushee III, Chairman
Members: John Elkinton PGC-TX,
Garry M. Paxinos FL