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Florence Lodge No. 2212 was founded on August 8, 1881 and was reactivated on November 26, 2015.

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The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America, under the jurisdiction of the Committee of Management, England, organized and created for the purpose of aiding and assisting each other, when but for the helping hand of a brother and friend sorrow and misery might sojourn and remain for a long period in our midst; for this as well as our great brotherly love and charity to all mankind, we have banded ourselves together by solemn ties, promising to act at any and all times, and to each other as brethren, extending the helping hand to all in the time of need, in the hour of sickness, sorrow, or suffering, and thus, having by our mystic tie the power of knowing and discerning the pangs of poverty and how to relieve them; the despondency of sickness and how to alleviate the same and in the hour of mortal dissolution render less terrible and sorrowful the surroundings by the friendly and brotherly aid of the members of our mystic circle, who, uniting together for the common good of all, enable ourselves to guard against the unforeseen casualties which all are liable to encounter in this life; and having taken upon ourselves the mission of uniting and consolidating in one grand harmonious combination our entire Order in the sacred work of promoting the highest interest of humanity, as well as develop and elevate the mental and moral character of our brotherhood, by a liberal support of science and art, the inculcation Of the loftiest and most pure principles of philanthropy, honor, patriotism, and justice  and, above all, to promulgate and disseminate the true principles of friendship, love, and truth; preserve and diffuse the faith of the founders of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, and of society at large. as the embodiment of all the dictates of the human heart, as well as to place our Order, from the lowest to the most exalted branch, in one comprehensive working system.

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Past Grand Master District #29 meets District #18 DDGM

I got a chance to meet Past Grand Master @kingvon__thefirst of District #29 (Another Country) Aurora Lodge #810 #Nassau #Bahamas. This #brother travels all over the #world. We met at the old District #18 Grand Lodge on Auburn ave. We talked…

We have our Charter.....District 13 Stand Up !

I can say it's a great time to be an #Oddfellow ! Here you witness greatness as DGM Shawn Cannon received our long overdue district charter as well as our charter for #Sumterlodge2173 this past weekend at the Area II Meeting . Now if…

District 13 Kickback celebration

As promised I thought it would be a good idea to post some pictures from the District shindig hosted by the brethren of Wayman lodge #1339, in celebration of 176 years of Friendship Love and Truth! Brothers from Florence lodge,  Darlington…

Happy 176th Anniversary to US !!

This post might be a little late but we have the entire year to celebrate and commemorate our history in this country!  Three by three with #FLT to all the #oddfellows of the world !!!! Today is extra special because it is the 176th Anniversary…
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BHM Honors: District 13 and 22's Power Couple

I have to take time out to honor our sisterhood know by all as the Household of Ruth.  I am a little upset about the timing of this find because I was a day late and a dollar short of having the pleasure of interviewing this local heroine....She…

Justice for All : an event with Dr. Cleveland Sellers

If anyone asks..........it's for the cause of so many of our predecessors whose souls I hope to stir, as we honor their all but forgotten legacies........ I attended the Grand opening for an exhibit titled "Justice for All" at the University…

Look for the Northern Star.......Syracuse stand up !

Congratulations 3x for the newly formed lodge in Syracuse, N.Y. ! I am proud to present to you the brethren of #NorthernStarLodge No. 715 ! Yes it can be done my brothers and sisters!  We have done so much in a short time period that I am confident…

Waverly's Finest: Columbia History

Our roster like the one I just recently posted on Fraternal lodge 1064, furnished the names of countless individuals, hell bent and heaven sent on getting African Americans their Just prerogatives in the Palmetto State  !!! Brother J.C.…

Our Humble beginnings: Fraternal Lodge no.1064 of Charleston

"Our history must have a beginning! ", have been my thoughts since I took up this cause.....To peel back 176 years of experiences, lessons, and commonalities, getting at the root ! What it was.....what it is..... that makes our collective "Grand…

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