t the beginning of 1992, Worshipful Brother Chester Hammond was elected to serve in the Grand Chapter Line of Royal Arch Masons of Ohio. Worshipful Brother Hughey Deal was appointed to serve as Grand Marshall of The Grand Chapter of Royal Arch Masons. Worshipful Brother Frank Carson was appointed as District Education Officer for the 14th Masonic District.
On February 23, 1993, Hiram Lodge voted to accept the members of Ashley Lodge #407 as members of Hiram Lodge #18. Ashley Lodge #407 was instituted by Sidney Moore. Due to changing times and decreasing membership Ashley Lodge was forced to close their doors and surrender their Charter.
In 1993, Hiram Lodge increased their scholarship allotment to include a half and a quarter scholarship.
In May of 1993, the lantern that originally hung in the front of Hiram Lodge to indicate that it was Hiram Lodge’s meeting night, was salvaged and reconditioned by Worshipful Brother Davidson. He returned the lantern to the Lodge and it is now displayed in the South Stairwell.
On September 14, 1993, Hiram Lodge voted to be a sponsor of the “Welcome to Delaware” signs to be erected at the corporation limits.
In January of 1994, the Hiram Herald was revived to spread the light of Masonry and it is still doing a wonderful job.
On February 24, 1994, Hiram Lodge voted to donate $26,000.00 to “Habitat for Humanity” to be used to erect a home in Delaware.
On May 17, 1994, Hiram Lodge held its first “Community Recognition Night” and honored Dick Snouffer, Wilbur Bills, Tommy Thomson, and Col. Warren Davies. Col. Davies is a member of Hiram Lodge and the Superintendent of the Ohio Highway Patrol.
On February 12, 1995, Hiram Lodge donated $25,000.00 for the construction of the city Indoor Recreation Facility. One of the courts in the gym is named in honor of Hiram Lodge.
In October of 1995, Worshipful Brother George Miller was elected Chaplain of the 14th District Officers Association. Worshipful Brother Hughey Deal was appointed District Deputy Grand High Priest of the 11th Capitular District.
Worshipful Brother, William D. Williams was knighted as a Knight of the York Cross of Honour in November 1995.
On April 1, 1996, Hiram Lodge voted to accept the members of Ostrander Lodge #594 as members of Hiram Lodge #18. Again due to changing times and decreasing membership another Delaware County Lodge was forced to close its doors and surrender their Charter.
In May of 1996 Hiram Lodge donated $2,500.00 to Children’s Hospital and purchased a bicycle for the Delaware Police Department to be used for patrol.
The Durable Slate Company replaced the roof with a genuine slate and cooper roof that should provide Hiram Lodge with a covering well into the 22nd century.
During the 1990’s Hiram Lodge has extended the mantle of charity to several lodges that were hit by a series of calamities.
The surrendering of the Charters of Ashley #407 and Ostrander Lodge #594 marked the fourth time Lodges in Delaware County had to surrender their Charters. Hiram Lodge #18 graciously received 79 members from Ashley Lodge #407 and 75 members from Ostrander Lodge. There are now 480 members in Hiram Lodge.