Grand United Order Of Oddfellows in our name…

May  26, 2019 ODD FELLOWSHIP The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows is a unique fraternal organization that is based on principles that were established so long ago, that its origins continue to remain elusive.  One of the main elements of odd fellowship is that its organizational structure Is that it is based on the […]

Grand United Odd Fellows Clean Up Local Historic Cemetery

Grand United Odd Fellows Clean Up Local Historic Cemetery The Brothers of Knox enterprises 9499 of the Grand United Order of Odd Fellows participated in the cleanup of a historic cemetery in the Old South neighborhood of Baton Rouge Louisiana. The cemetery is called the Lutheran Cemetery. Lutheran Cemetery was first formed in 1872 when […]

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 about the #history of our cultures. THE GRAND UNITED ORDER OF #ODD #FELLOWS is […]

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 was District 22’s Most Noble Governor and […]

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. Artemus isn’t just a chip off the old block,  he’s the whole blood clot ting eh ?? […]

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 ” !!! In the spirit of humble beginnings I present to you the original […]

Noble Grand Albert Davis Joins Darlington County Council

Noble Grand Albert Davis III of Hartsville is the council’s newest member for Darlington County. Davis will represent District 6 on the council. He is accompany by his wife Whitney Davis who is holding the bible while he is doing the swearing- in ceremonies, officiated by Darlington County Judge of Probate Marvin Lawson. We the […]

I must beg forgiveness of the world for not posting about our Illustrious brother Dr. James McCune Smith sooner ! Dr. McCune Smith was considered one of the most broadly accomplished black intellectuals and activists in America. Born in New York on April 18, 1813, McCune attended the #FreeAfricanSchool in #NYC with a number of […]

Finding common ground, bridging the gap !

As we grow as GUOOF members , we must remember the reasons we are searching for our history is a lack of communication between the Seniors and new members. Our senior member are responsible for education the new members on the rules, history, and all things required to enrich us so that we become as […]

Brother Ransom W. Westberry

Bro. Ransom W. Westberry, was born July 1871 in Horatio,Sumter County, SC His childhood was split between working the farm and attending some grade school. Later, he attended Benedict College as well as Wilberforce University for a term. For 15 years he lived in the city of Chicago where he worked as a mail carrier. […]