Education to further his people : E.O. Trent

Our Brother E.O. Trent was born in Columbus Ohio  in 1859. Fortunately enough for him he was able to receive a decent education and from the tender age of 6 til age 23 he was an astute student. He attended German High school in Columbus and entered Ohio State University . He graduated in 1882 […]

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Virginia District Convention

VIRGINIA DISTRICT GRAND LODGE No. 15 and GRAND HOUSEHOLD OF RUTH No. 11 Greeting we greet you in Friendship, Love, and Truth. The Virginia District Convention for District Grand Lodge No. 15 and District Grand Household of Ruth No. 11  invite all Odd Fellows and Household of Ruth members invite you to the Virginia District […]

138th South Carolina District Convention of Grand United Order of Odd Fellows

DISTRICT GRAND LODGE NO. 13  OF  SOUTH CAROLINA GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOW PGM Shawn O. Cannon, DGM                                                    I greet you with a humble and grateful heart as we the members of District Grand Lodge No. 13 of South Carolina Grand United Order of Odd Fellows in America invite you the 138th South Carolina […]

58th Maryland District Convention for Grand United Order of Odd Fellows

DISTRICT GRAND LODGE No. 14 and GRAND HOUSEHOLD OF RUTH No. 27 OF MARYLAND GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION We greet you with a humble and grateful heart as we invite you all to the 58th Maryland District Convention to beheld at the Holiday Inn, 2 Montgomery Village Avenue in […]


MARYLAND 28th ANNUAL CRAB FEAST GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS  IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION  District Grand Lodge No. 14      &     Grand Household of Ruth No. 27      Bro. John W. Green, DGM                  Sis. Cathy McGlotten, DGMNG  ****All You Can Eat Crabs and More ****  Saturday, September 28, 2019 12:00 P.M.   to   4:00 P.M. At Maryland Hall […]

Black Moses of the West

Brother Mifflin Gibbs was born on April 17, 1823, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the eldest of four children born to Jonathan and Maria Gibbs. His father, a Methodist minister, died when Mifflin was a child, and his mother worked as a laundress. Gibbs learned carpentry through an apprenticeship. He read widely and attended debates at the […]

Brother Norris Herndon Atlanta’s Black Insurance Magnate Legacy

Brother Norris Herndon was born in #Atlanta #Georgia, on July 15, 1897, the only child of Adrienne Elizabeth McNeil, a graduate and teacher at Atlanta University, and Alonzo Herndon. He was educated in Atlanta’s public school system. Herndon’s early education was in the Atlanta Public School System. In 1905 Alonzo Herndon took seven-year-old Norris to […]

Her place among the stars…..Rosa Lula Barnes

Sister Rosa Lula Barnes is by no means your average socialite…… Sis Barnes is remembered as a leading businesswoman and societal engineer from #Savannah, #Georgia ! Barnes was born on August 22, 1868, in #Huntsville, Alabama. She struggled to get a good education but was able to enter #HuntsvilleNormal and #IndustrialInstitute where she received her […]

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Emancipation on Turks and Caicos

        Supposed disturbances from the newly freed people on Grand Turk had lead to troops being sent, the day of #Emancipation, 1st August 1834, went off without a hitch….. From commonly held folklore it is believed that the #EmancipationAct was announced from the balcony of the #OddfellowsLodge at the junction of Market […]