Greetings From The Members
Genesis #88 Masonic Lodge
Activities from 6/15/2020 to 8/31/2020
As of June 15, 2020 Masonic Lodges may open
in accordance with CDC, State Guidelines,
an Any Executive Orders (State/Federal)
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.
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.
Br. Junior Warden Rodolofo "Rudy" Mendoza arranged for 8 oz. hand sanitizer bottles to be donated to the lodge to hand-out to blood donors. As it stands now, 35 people have signed up to donate.
Please visit our event page for events at Genesis Masonic Lodge, District, and Grand Lodge.
Meeting Times and Location
Second and Fourth Wednesdays
Genesis Masonic Hall
15 Hamburg Turnpike, Pompton Lakes, NJ 07442
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On this date in 1820, the Grand Lodge of Maine was founded.
On this date in 1820, James K. Polk (U.S. President 1845-1849) received his 1st degree in Columbia Lodge #31, Columbia, Tennessee.
On this date in 1923, groundbreaking took place for the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, in Virginia.
On this date in 1787, the Grand Lodge of New York became independent.
On this date in 1806, the Grand Lodge of Delaware was established.
On this date in 1849, the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Delaware was established.
On this date in 1986, the United Grand Lodge of England required the removal of references to the physical penalties from all obligations.
On this date (or June 12) in 1889, the Grand Lodge of North Dakota was organized.
On this date in 1821, the Grand Lodge of Alabama was formed.
On this date in 1812, the Grand Lodge of Louisiana was formed.
On this date in 1881, Albert G. Mackey, Masonic author and Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of the Scottish Rite, Southern Jurisdiction of the U.S., died.
On this date in 1780, Wolfgang Goethe was initiated in Amalia Lodge in Weimar.
On this date in 1717, what is referred to as the premiere Grand Lodge was formed in London, at the Goose and Gridiron Ale-house
This date is the first entry, for 1731, of a Lodge meeting in the colonies that became the United States, in an account book of St. John's Lodge in Philadelphia.
On this date in 1734, Benjamin Franklin became Grand Master of what would be known as the "Moderns" Grand Lodge in Pennsylvania.
On this date in 1791, the African Grand Lodge of North America was organized in Boston. It later became the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Massachusetts.
On this date in 1797, the second Grand Lodge for African Americans was founded in Philadelphia.
On this date in 1820, the Grand Lodge of Maine was formed.
On this date (or June 25) in 1791, the Grand Lodge of Rhode Island was organized.
On this date in 1901, Warren G. Harding (U.S. President 1921-1923) received his 1st degree in Marion Lodge #70, Ohio.
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.
On this date in 1781, Robert Burns received his 1st degree.
On this date (or July 5) in 1830, the Grand Lodge of Florida was formed.
On this date in 1789, the Grand Lodge of Connecticut was formed.
On this date in 1901, Sir Winston Churchill received his 2nd degree in Studholme Lodge #1591, London.
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.
On this date in 1818, the Grand Lodge of Mississippi was formed.