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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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FIRST HEADS OF STATE MEETING

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DISTRICT GRAND LODGE NO. 13 OF SOUTH CAROLINA GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA FIRST HEADS OF STATE MEETING  APROVAL OF STANDARDS OPERATION PERCEDURES   On August 1, 2021 the Head of State (District Grand Master, Deputy…
🔗DR. COMMODORE IRVING CAIN🔗 Bro Cain was a leading physician of #RomeGa but is a native of #OrangeburgSC !! Born Nov 1861. His parents were both slaves. His father was taught to read and write by his young master and after…

Jersey Oddfellowship

James W. Wynder, one of the oldest and respected citizens of Bridgeton, after an illness of nine weeks died at his home on the Bowentown road on Wednesday night, Oct. 11. The funeral service was held at Mt. Zion A. M. E. Church at 2:30…

District 13 Welcomes it's newest Oddfellows!

With the pandemic literally decimating life as we once knew it, I must say how fortunate we are to have innovators ! Through the internet and zoom we have made a way to stay abreast of what's going on with the brethren and sisters from all over. …

Brother A.C. Jackson and the Tulsa Massacre

    Since the Centennial recognition of the horrors suffered at #greenwood, in #tulsaoklahoma are coming up I did some research and found a sombering tale of one of our brethren. His name was Dr. Andrew C. Jackson, and…

One of North Carolina's DGMs

Bro. Samuel H. Vick One of the men of mark in North Carolina who has succeeded in more than one field of endeavor is Prof. Samuel Hynes Vick of the thriving little city of Wilson. He was a native of #NashCo having been born at Castalia…

Application to Household of Ruth Approved By Committee In Of Board

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Application to Household of Ruth Approved By Committee of Board In Of 2019 January 2019 To the officers and members of Mary Alice Parker Household of Ruth No. 124, G.U.O. of O.F., greeting: The said new Household of Ruth is to be known…

Re-Activate Household of Ruth 124 which was originally charted on August 8, 1878.

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COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION 7314 Porters Rd. Esmont, VA 22937  John W. Green Most Honorable Grand Master 19653 Club Lake Rd. Montgomery Village, MD 20886  February 19,…

Two Titans of Afro America History Letters

  Two Titans of Afro America History Letters Edward H. Morris (born: 1858 - died: 1943) Born in Flemingsburg, KY, Edward H. Morris was the fifth African American lawyer admitted to the Illinois Bar. He was an attorney in charge of…

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