Sale of GUOOF Building.

Wow check out this website link of GUOOF sold the building to APM Realty in 2009. https://thegayborhoodguru.wordpress.com/tag/peter-ogden/  

SC District 13’s best and brightest

  It is my pleasure to talk about our brethren and this fellow is no exception….Bro and Rev. Cornelius Chapman Scott, of #Darlington,SC. He was born at #FortJohnson, #JamesIsland, a summer resort, in Charleston county. His parents were “ free persons of color “, his father a successful fan maker by trade. The story of […]

District 13: Meeting and Greeting the city of Hartsville

This past weekend  the District Grand Master  along with brethren from the various lodges attended the 100th anniversary of  Butler High School.  The school itself was named after the legendary Hannibal Butler who operated the first school for black children called the Hartsville Negro Graded School.  The building  was turned into a campus and currently […]

FIRST HEADS OF STATE MEETING

DISTRICT GRAND LODGE NO. 13 OF SOUTH CAROLINA GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA FIRST HEADS OF STATE MEETING  APROVAL OF STANDARDS OPERATION PERCEDURES   On August 1, 2021 the Head of State (District Grand Master, Deputy District Grand Master, and Sub-District Grand Master) of The District Grand Lodge No. 13 of South […]

Brother A.C. Jackson and the Tulsa Massacre

    Since the Centennial recognition of the horrors suffered at #greenwood, in #tulsaoklahoma are coming up I did some research and found a sombering tale of one of our brethren. His name was Dr. Andrew C. Jackson, and he lost his life while assisting his people to safety during the #tulsamassacre in 1921. He […]

Application to Household of Ruth Approved By Committee In Of Board

Application to Household of Ruth Approved By Committee of Board In Of 2019 January 2019 To the officers and members of Mary Alice Parker Household of Ruth No. 124, G.U.O. of O.F., greeting: The said new Household of Ruth is to be known as Gloria Green, Household of Ruth No. 2906, G. U. O. of […]

Re-Activate Household of Ruth 124 which was originally charted on August 8, 1878.

COMMITTEE OF MANAGEMENT GRAND UNITED ORDER OF ODD FELLOWS IN AMERICA AND JURISDICTION 7314 Porters Rd. Esmont, VA 22937  John W. Green Most Honorable Grand Master 19653 Club Lake Rd. Montgomery Village, MD 20886  February 19, 2018 Brother Shawn Cannon, DGM DGL 13- South Carolina Florence, SC   Sister Elizabeth Henderson, DMNG DGH 22- South Carolina […]

Two Titans of Afro America History Letters

  Two Titans of Afro America History Letters Edward H. Morris (born: 1858 – died: 1943) Born in Flemingsburg, KY, Edward H. Morris was the fifth African American lawyer admitted to the Illinois Bar. He was an attorney in charge of taxes for Cook County, Illinois, and a member of the Illinois Legislature. Morris introduced […]

History of Sister Pollie Thomas of, Rose of Sharon Household of Ruth No. 79

History of Sister Pollie Thomas of, Rose of Sharon Household of Ruth  No. 79 Sister Pollie Thomas (1888-1976) Dated between 1904 and 1918, this photo depicts Pollie Thomas of Staunton, Virginia. A copy of the “By-laws and Rules of Order Rose of Sharon Household of Ruth,” published in 1915, signed “Sister Pollie Thomas,” shows that […]