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Orangeburg’s hidden gem

  Sometimes I find in my research that Brethren have already been exquisitely described and there’s really nothing more to say ! Without further due, I present our Brother and […]

District 13 Welcomes it’s newest Oddfellows!

With the pandemic literally decimating life as we once knew it, I must say how fortunate we are to have innovators ! Through the internet and zoom we have made […]

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 […]

We are Growing in Virginia

Congratulations to bro David and the newest additions to Henrico Lodge #1994 out of Richmond, VA !! With individuals showing more interest in our shared pasts, I am totally convinced […]

Tuscaloosa Hero

Source: Zadie Jones, “Barnes Story, Continued From Last Week,” Alabama Citizen, March 6, 1954 Self-Taught Rebel and Educational Pioneer Our worthy #GUOOF brother PDGM Jeremiah Barnes: Bro. Barnes was born not […]

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 […]

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 […]

Orangeburg’s finest example of US !

🔗Brother James L. Cain🔗 Cain was born in 1874 in the Fort Motte section of Orangeburg County. He was the son of Edward J. and Mitie Cain. Edward was elected […]

Pilgrim lodge #1651 Giving back for the holidays

  The greatest gift we can give to people comes from the first level of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, food, shelter, and clothing…..I am honored to be in the company […]

Prof. Edward Walter Turner, Sr. The Great Teacher….

Prof. Turner was born in the District of Columbia on October 25, 1850. His mother Sarah Turner Mercer, was a devoted Christian, rendering loyal and consecrated service to her parents […]