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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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History of Patrick Henery Reason

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Patrick Henry Reason Grand Master, 1861-1867 By Ludwick S. Hall                                                                  Patrick H. Reason who was elected Grand Master…

GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION AREA TWO SHOE SIZE RALLY

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GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION  AREA TWO SHOE SIZE RALLY DONATE A DOLLAR MATCH OF YOUR SHOE SIZE                                AREA TWO WAYS AND MEANS FUNDRAISER HELP SUPPORT THE WAYS…

Congratulations are in Order

Congratulations are in order to brothers: Von Farquharson, Joseph Whyms, and Keith Cleare on attaining the esteemed honors of becoming Most Venerable Patriarchs in the #Bahamas!!! Aurora lodge #810 stand up and cheer! Hail Hail…

The Order only Grows through Membership!

The Grand United Order of OddFellows have grown just a bit in the last few days ! Congratulations to Bro. Charles Brown! Congratulations to my boy all the way from the sunshine state Latroy Ervin on joining florence lodge #2212 and…

Pilgrim lodge #1651 Giving back for the holidays

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  The greatest gift we can give to people comes from the first level of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, food, shelter, and clothing.....I am honored to be in the company and fellowship of @ibn_dawu and the #GrandUnitedOrderofOddfellows…

I Bro. Asean Malik Bey greet you all with the Fraternal Greeting of Friendship, Love, and Truth!

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I Bro. Asean Malik Bey greet you all with the Fraternal Greeting of Friendship, Love, and Truth! I Bro. Asean Malik Bey am the Noble Grand and Charter Holder of Northern Star Lodge No. 715 of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in American…

Brother Henry C.C. Astwood: founder of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows in the Dominican Republic

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Astwood was thirty years old when he migrated to #NewOrleans in 1874. According to the Christian Recorder, his life up to that moment had been marked by both privilege and tragedy..... Born in #SaltCayIsland in 1844, Astwood lived in the #BritishWestIndies…

Prof. Edward Walter Turner, Sr. The Great Teacher....

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Prof. Turner was born in the District of Columbia on October 25, 1850. His mother Sarah Turner Mercer, was a devoted Christian, rendering loyal and consecrated service to her parents in the foundation of the M. E. Church in Washington, D. C.…

Connecting my Family Oddfellows and the Household of Ruth Past to the Present 

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Connecting my Family Oddfellows and the Household of Ruth Past to the Present  By: Tina Carter Douglas When I was a child, children did not participate in “grown folks’ business so when and adult pulled you aside for a face to face eye…

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