The Masonic Lodge in Shelton invited the public to visit during a community open house Saturday, where visitors could check out the hall and learn more about the organization. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

King Hiram Lodge No. 12 is on Coram Avenue, across from St. Joseph Church, and has more than 250 members. The Shelton lodge has operated from the site, a former church, since 1965.

The Shelton and Derby lodges merged about a decade ago.