Abandoned Fraternal Organizations

Fraternal / Pennsylvania

A gallery of abandoned fraternal organizations in the United States.


National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry

The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry (Grange) is a non-profit, non-partisan fraternal organization that advocates for rural American policies and agriculture

“If any man will not work (doing something that the world needs to have done), neither let him eat.” 1


Independent Order of Odd Fellows

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) is a non-political and non-sectarian international fraternal order of Odd Fellowship. The IOOF became the first fraternity in the United States to accept women when it adopted the Degree of Rebekah on September 20, 1851. 2

IOOF Mary Rebekah Lodge No. 109 / Winterburn Lodge No. 319

The former IOOF Mary Rebekah Lodge No. 109 and Winterburn Lodge No. 319 is located in Green Bank, West Virginia.


Sources
  1. Atlman, J.T. The State Grange.” The Star [Reynoldsville], 21 Jun. 1905, p. 4.
  2. “History.” The Sovereign Grand Lodge Independent Order of Odd Fellowsarticle.