The Princeton Eastern Star was organized in November 1907 as a division of Lewy's Island Masonic Lodge No. 138 which is still in existence in 2013. By 1939 the Eastern Star membership numbered 148. The Order of the Eastern Star is an affiliate of Freemasonry. Women must be related to a Master Freemason in good standing, living or deceased, to belong.
This is a picture of the Eastern Star Royal Chapter No. 145 in Princeton taken in 1954. The following individuals in the picture are:
Seating in the front row, from left to right are: Ruth McK Shaw; Marian Hobart; Florence Sprague; Donald Mercier; Mildren Lyon; and Elizabeth Dwelley.
Standing in the second Row, from left to right are: Hildred Fenlason; [ ] Cox; unidentified (from Milltown, ME); Mary Swan; Barbara Cox; Dorothy Diffin; and Hilda Edgerly.
Standing in the third Row, from left to right are: Hope Beach; [ ] Fitch; Florence Harriman; Anita Lydic; Nonie Mercier; and Louise Moore.
Standing in the last Row, from left to right are: Norman Cox; Verna Norman; and Duane Dwelley.
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