The Cancel the 64th BMC in August 2020

The Cancel the 64th BMC in August 2020 Greeting Brothers and Sisters, We are all aware of the catastrophic effects that the corona-virus has caused world-wide.  We are also aware that the effects of the virus are much more serious in older people and those with per-existing medical conditions- two categories in which many of our members […]

From the Battlefield to becoming an oddfellow!

Eureka Moment!!!! From the roster of the first #GrandUnitedOrderofOddfellows lodge established in the state of #SouthCarolina , #Fraternallodge1064 , I am fortunate to share with you the name of a brother whom after some digging, was quite important!!!! From the #PostandCourier in #Charleston Henry Benjamin Noisette was born in Charleston in 1841 and died here […]

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America and Jurisdiction 64th Biennial Movable Committee

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America and Jurisdiction 64th Biennial Movable Committee August 9 (Arrival)- August 14, 2020 (Departure) Live Loft Hotel and Suites 7491 New Ridge Road Hanover, MD 21076  The Committee of Management is happy to announce these details about the 64th BMC.  Join us as we convene at the Live Loft […]

History of Patrick Henery Reason

Patrick Henry Reason Grand Master, 1861-1867 By Ludwick S. Hall                                                                  Patrick H. Reason who was elected Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of New York in 1861 (now the MWPH,GL-NY), was born in New York City, on March 17, 1810. His father, Michel Rison, was a native of St. Anne Island, a part […]

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

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 AND MEANS  CHAIRPERSON SISTER BRENDA DUTTON-HARDING IF YOUR […]

Pilgrim lodge #1651 Giving back for the holidays

  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 of #Virginia……The brethren never fail to give back despite the fact that we are so few in numbers. […]

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

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 and Jurisdiction in Syracuse New York. I live my life […]

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

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 to eye conversation you knew it was serious. My Grandmother Pearl Arnethea […]

History of the Various Oddfellows Orders

This is a long excerpt from Charles H. Brooks’s History and Manual of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows…….The purpose here is to give a clear and concise  look at the origin(s) of our Order as well as clearing up some misconceptions about the Order…….   Enjoy! P. G. M., W. A. Pledger, who delivered […]

Diamond Cut Tattoo Company….Oddfellows Tattoo Society celebrate 5yrs

It goes without saying that the brethren of Wayman Lodge 1339, (who work together) have built up a strong kinship through their creativity and common interests.   The Diamond Cut Tattoo Company has hit their 5th year milestone in business !!!! In that time these talented brothers have managed not only to touch the tattoo community […]