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Greetings From The Members


Genesis #88 Masonic Lodge



We are .............


Pompton Lodge #246

(Dated April 18, 1927)


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.


Our Mission


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.


Value Statements:

  • 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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WB Michael Emerson        Secretary

(C) 908-989-0104






Meeting Times and Location


Regular Communications


Second and Fourth Wednesdays

Dinner at 6:30pm

Opening at 7:30pm


Genesis Masonic Hall

15 Hamburg Turnpike, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442




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On This Day In Masonic History


June 28

On this date in 1901, Warren G. Harding (U.S. President 1921-1923) received his 1st degree in Marion Lodge #70, Ohio

July 1

On this date in 1964, Roscoe Pound, a Masonic scholar and the Dean of Harvard Law School, died.


On this date in 1989, the Grand Lodge of Hawaii was organized

July 4

On this date in 1781, Robert Burns received his 1st degree.


July 6

On this date (or July 5) in 1830, the Grand Lodge of Florida was formed


July 8

On this date in 1789, the Grand Lodge of Connecticut was formed

July 19

On this date in 1901, Sir Winston Churchill received his 2nd degree in Studholme Lodge #1591, London.


July 21

On this date in 1758, the Grand Lodge of Scotland granted a charter to Fredericksburg Lodge in Virginia, the lodge that had conferred the Masonic degrees on George Washington in 1752 and 1753.


On this date in 1875, the Grand Lodge of South Dakota (Dakota) was formed


July 27

On this date in 1818, the Grand Lodge of Mississippi was formed


August 2

On this date in 1861, the Grand Lodge of Colorado was formed


August 4

On this date in 1753, George Washington received his Master Mason degree in Fredericksburg Lodge in Virginia


August 7

On this date in 1877, the Grand Lodge of New Mexico was formed

August 14

On this date in 1826, William Morgan obtained a copyright for  Illustrations of Masonry, By One of the Fraternity Who Has Devoted Thirty Years to the Subject, a book that publicly exposed the secrets of Masonic ritual. Although many similar books had been published before, this caused great excitement, and led to the "Morgan affair" and the Antimasonic Party of the 1820s and 1830s.


August 16

On this date in 1851, the Grand Lodge of Oregon was founded.


August 21

On this date in 1993, the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania and thousands of Freemasons dedicated the Friend to Friend Masonic Monument in the cemetery in Gettysburg, commemorating acts of kindness between Freemasons who fought on opposite sides in the American Civil War. 


August 27

On this date in 1920, Warren G. Harding (U.S. President 1921-1923) received his 3rd degree in Marion Lodge #70, Ohio.