Baldwin’s Block

❤✋Brother Dana Olden Baldwin❤✋ From Virginia Change Makers: “For many years, Dana Olden Baldwin (March 20, 1881–November 9, 1972) was Martinsville’s only African American physician. Bright and hardworking, he graduated from high school in North Carolina at age 16 and, after teaching school and working on a farm, earned his medical degree from Leonard Medical […]

Dr. Peyton F. Anderson of Virginia….honored!

Our brethren who came before us never cease to amaze me ! The picture above is one exceptional brother even today! Dr. Peyton Fortine Anderson was born Nov. 5th 1890, King William County , W.Va. He attended grade school in Connecticut and matriculated to New York Medical College and Flower Hospital. He continued his post […]

RESOLUTION BROTHER PASTOR IRA TIMMONS JR., PAST DISTRICT GRAND MASTER

RESOLUTION BROTHER PASTOR IRA TIMMONS JR., PAST DISTRICT GRAND MASTER Blessed be from the Brothers of District Grand Lodge No. 13 South Carolina Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America as we greet you in the bonds of Friendship, Love, and Truth with the supervision of  God and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. […]

State of the Nation: Our Lives Matter

District Grand Lodge No.13 of South Carolina Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America   State of the Nation: Our Lives Matter… There comes a time when OUR voices must be heard, not only heard, but recognized along with boots on the ground! It is with great sadness that we must admit to ourselves […]

Jacksonville stand up

    Brother Robert P. Crawford Brother Crawford knew early on that he wanted to join in the fight for the rights of his people especially in his hometown of #jacksonvillefl…. Born May 16, 1891, Bro. Crawford later attended the locally segregated public schools and then matriculated to the #CookmanInstitute. He attended #HowardUniversity from 1911 […]

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 […]

North Carolina GUOOF

🔗W.W. Lawrence🔗 Bro. William Warwick Lawrence of New Bern, North Carolina  was by no means just your average brother from another……. For more than sixty years, William Warwick Lawrence has been a familiar figure on the streets of the historic old town of New Bern. As a barefoot slave boy during the war he went […]

Bishop Sanco King Rembert

  🔗Our brother S.K. Rembert🔗 Bishop Sanco King Rembert was the first African American Bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church and, in 1987, became the first African American Bishop Ordinary of the Reformed Episcopal Church of the Southeast. In this capacity, he headed 41 congregations and 54 clergy in five states that included: South Carolina, […]

From the ashes of the Civil War to Political Circles We were there!

  From the beginning, I have found nothing but the finest of individuals amongst our ranks and their service and contributions are immeasurable.  The Grand United Order of Oddfellows in South Carolina began with a recommendation from the Philomathean Lodge  #646 and the dispensation was granted October 11,1865. With embers still burning from the civil […]

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 […]