Alexander Hamilton Lodge #222 (Dated April 21, 1921)
Ivanhoe Lodge #88
(Dated January 23, 1868)
Haledon Lodge #169 (Dated January 24, 1895)
Hope Lodge #124
(Dated January 18, 1872).
Together we are Genesis Lodge #88
Free and Accepted Masons
Warrant Dated April 28, 1994.
The Mission of the Freemasons is to engage and inspire good men, who believe in a Supreme Being, to live according to the Masonic tenets of Brotherly Love, Relief and Truth.
Freedom - Freemasons champion the liberties and values outlined in the founding documents of the United States.
Integrity - Freemasons strive to be honest, truthful and reliable, living in an honorable and upright manner.
Tolerance - Freemasons embrace diversity of opinion, religious, ethnic, cultural, social and educational differences.
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Genesis Masonic Hall
15 Hamburg Turnpike, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
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On this date in 1786, the Grand Lodge of New Jersey was organized
On this date in 1799, George Washington's funeral was conducted in Masonic fashion, at Mount Vernon, Virginia
On this date in 1843, the Grand Lodge of Wisconsin was formed
On this date in 1753, the Royal Arch degree was conferred in Fredericksburg Lodge in Virginia. This is the first unquestioned evidence of the conferral of this degree.
On this date in 1972, Harry S. Truman, former President of the United States, Past Grand Master of Missouri, and a very active Freemason, died. He had requested a Masonic funeral, but instead the government, which handled the details, permitted a short Masonic ceremony during the funeral service.
On this date in 1783, the Grand Lodge of South Carolina was organized.
On this date in 1813, the Grand Lodge of Louisiana was formed
On this date in 1813, Grand Officers and Brethren of the United Grand Lodge of England consummated the union of the Moderns and Ancients into the UGLE.
On this date in 1837, the Grand Lodge of Texas was formed,
On this date in 1901, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt received his 1st degree in Matinecock Lodge #806, Oyster Bay, New York.
On this date in 1808, the Grand Lodge of Ohio was established.
On this date in 1785, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart received his 2nd degree.
On this date in 1844 or 1843, the Grand Lodge of Iowa was formed.
On this date in 1886 Quatuor Coronati Lodge #2076 was consecrated and constituted in London. It is considered by many to be the premiere masonic research lodge in the world.
On this date (or January 12) in 1818, the Grand Lodge of Indiana was formed.
On this date (or January 16 or 26) in 1865, the Grand Lodge of Nevada was formed.
On this date in 1872, the Grand Lodge of Utah was formed.
On this date in 1866, the Grand Lodge of Montana was formed
On this date in 1887, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle received his 1st degree.