Odd History Part 2: Philomatheans

Today we pay homage to Patrick H. Reason of the original Philomathean Lodge #646 Patrick Henry Reason, first named Patrice Rison (March 17, 1816 – August 12, 1898), was one of the earliest and greatest African-American engravers and lithographers in the United States. He was active as an abolitionist (along with his brother Charles Lewis […]

ODD HISTORY and the Grand United Order of Oddfellows

From the desk of Bro.E.Page : Head of Social Services and Warden, Florence lodge #2212 Area II District 13 Greetings and FLT ! I am honored to be mentioned in the same breath of the Grand United Order of Oddfellows…. It is my pleasure as well as my duty to share with you some exemplary […]

Area II meeting 

This a good meeting this year for Area II meeting. 

Area 2 Meeting in Raleigh NC

Area 2 Meeting in Raleigh NC was a great success.

Emanuel Lodge No. 1713

Darlington Central No. 3340

New Website

Today, GUOOF of Florence, South Carolina launched it’s new website (www.guoof.org). The website will feature information about the history about the lodge and the non-profit organization worldwide.  Users will also be able to view a calendar of events, blog, media, online store, and submit an application online. The website will be updated often and users […]