The Masons of this district, together with some brethren from Norfolk Lodge No. 10, applied for, and were granted a Charter on July 28, 1859 and denominated Wilson Lodge No. 113 on the Grand Register of the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario.
On September 15, 1859, Most Worshipful Brother William Mercer Wilson constituted Wilson Lodge No. 113 at Waterford, Ontario which had been named in his honour.
The first Worshipful Master was Wor. Bro. John Boyd. Wilson Lodge has an excellent membership, and it has every reason to look forward to a prosperous future.