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Chronology of Charters and Consolidations

information compiled by Paul M. Bessel - paulb'at'bessel.org - from various sources

Year Lodges Chartered (and year chartered by the Grand Lodge of D.C.) Lodges Consolidated or otherwise deleted (and year each was chartered and/or consolidated and/or otherwise deleted)
1810's Federal Lodge #1 (1811)
Brooke Lodge #2 (1811)
Columbia Lodge #3 (1811)
Naval Lodge #4 (1811)
Potomac Lodge #5 (1811)
Union Lodge #6 (1811)
Lebanon Lodge #7 (1811)
 
1820's Evangelical Lodge #8 (1824)
The New Jerusalem Lodge #9 (1824)
Hiram Lodge #10 (1827)
 
1830's   Brooke Lodge #2 extinct since 1833
Union Lodge #6 surrendered its charter 1835
1840's St. John's Lodge #11 (1845)
National Lodge #12 (1846)
Dawson Lodge #16 (1847)
California Lodge #13 (1848)
Evangelical Lodge #8 extinct since 1843

California Lodge #13 became California Lodge #1 under the Grand Lodge of California, probably in 1848

1850's Washington Centennial Lodge #14 (1852)
Benjamin B. French Lodge #15 (1853)
 
1860's Harmony Lodge #17 (1863)
Acacia Lodge #18 (1863)
LaFayette Lodge #19 (1863)
Hope Lodge #20 (1867)
Anacostia Lodge #21 (1868)
George C. Whiting Lodge #22 (1868)
Pentalpha Lodge #23 (1869)
 
1870's Stansbury Lodge #24 (1873)
Arminius Lodge #25 (1876)
 
1880's    
1890's Osiris Lodge #26 (1890)
Myron M. Parker Lodge #27 (1891)
King David Lodge #28 (1893)
Takoma Lodge #29 (1895)
 
1900's William R. Singleton Lodge #30 (1901)
King Solomon Lodge #31 (1905)
Temple Lodge #32 (1907)
Temple Lodge #32 renamed Temple-Noyes Lodge #32
1910's Mount Pleasant Lodge #33 (1910)
East Gate Lodge #34 (1912)
 
1920's Joppa Lodge #35 (1920)
Albert Pike Lodge #36 (1920)
Congress Lodge #37 (1921)
Joseph H. Milans Lodge #38 (1922)
Warren G. Harding Lodge #39 (1923)
Cathedral Lodge #40 (1923)
Trinity Lodge #41 (1924)
Chevy Chase Lodge #42 (1924)
Brightwood Lodge #43 (1924)
Theodore Roosevelt Lodge #44 (1925)
Samuel Gompers Lodge #45 (1925)
Justice Lodge #46 (1926)
Petworth Lodge #47 (1927)
Barristers Lodge #48 (1928)
 
1930's Semper Paratus Lodge #49 (1934)
Benjamin Franklin Lodge #50 (1937)
Sojourners' Lodge #51 (1937)
 
1940's Fort Dupont Lodge #52 (1947)  
1950's    
1960's Memorial Lodge (1965)
Pythagoras Lodge of Research (1967)
Memorial Lodge renamed Convass B. Dean Memorial Lodge
1970's   1971
Temple-Noyes Lodge #32 and Cathedral Lodge #40 consolidated into Temple-Noyes-Cathedral Lodge #32

1972
Acacia Lodge consolidated into Benjamin B. French Lodge #16

1974
Joseph H. Milans Lodge #38 consolidated into Potomac Lodge #5

1975
Myron M. Parker Lodge #27 consolidated into Potomac Lodge #5
&
King David Lodge #28 consolidated into Naval Lodge #4

1977
Barristers Lodge #48 consolidated into Lebanon Lodge #7

1978
Columbia Lodge #3 and Justice Lodge # 46 consolidated into Justice-Columbia Lodge #3

1979
Sojourners' Lodge #51 consolidated into George C. Whiting Lodge #22

1980's   1980
Congress Lodge #37 consolidated into Harmony Lodge #17

1981
The New Jerusalem Lodge #9 consolidated into Federal Lodge #1
&
Chevy Chase Lodge #42 consolidated into Hiram Lodge #10

1982
Warren G. Harding Lodge #39 and Brightwood Lodge #43 consolidated into Warren G. Harding-Brightwood Lodge #43

1983
Samuel Gompers Lodge #45 and Benjamin Franklin Lodge #50 consolidated into Samuel Gompers-Benjamin Franklin Lodge #45

1984
Hiram Lodge #10 and Takoma Lodge #29 consolidated into Hiram-Takoma Lodge #10
&
Pentalpha Lodge #23 and Trinity Lodge #41 consolidated into Pentalpha-Trinity Lodge #23

1985
William R. Singleton Lodge #20 and Hope Lodge #20 consolidated into William R. Singleton-Hope Lodge #20
&
Albert Pike Lodge #36 and Mount Pleasant Lodge #33 consolidated into Albert Pike Lodge #33

1987
William R. Singleton-Hope Lodge #20 and
Lebanon Lodge #7 consolidated into William R. Singleton-Hope-Lebanon Lodge #7
&

1988
Osiris Lodge #26 and Pentalpha-Trinity Lodge #23 consolidated into Osiris-Pentalpha Lodge #23

1989
Lafayette Lodge #19 and Fort Dupont Lodge #52 consolidated into Lafayette-Dupont Lodge #19
&
King Solomon Lodge #31 and Warren G. Harding Lodge-Brightwood Lodge #43 consolidated into Solomon-Harding-Brightwood Lodge #43

1990's Mehr Lodge #90 (1990)

Sojourner Kilwinning Lodge #1798 (1992)

Alianza Fraternal Americana Lodge #92 (1992)

La France Lodge #93 (1992)

Hayastan Lodge #94 (1994)

Magnolia Lodge #53 (1996)

Lodge of the Nine Muses #1776 (1997)

Massis Lodge #99 (1999)

1991
Washington Centennial Lodge #14 and Solomon-Harding-Brightwood Lodge #43 consolidated into Washington Daylight Lodge #14

1995
George C. Whiting Lodge #22 consolidated into Potomac Lodge #5

1997
National-Stansbury Lodge #12 and Dawson Lodge #16 consolidated into National-Stansbury-Dawson Lodge #12

1998
Semper Paratus Lodge #49 consolidated into Harmony Lodge #17

1999
Theodore Roosevelt Lodge #44 consolidated into Potomac Lodge #5

2000's Nur Lodge #2000 (2000)

Fraternity Lodge #54 (2000)

General George C. Marshall Lodge #55 (2000)

Fiat Lux Lodge #1717 (2001)

Italia Lodge #2001

Azerbaijan Lodge #2002

Cincinnatus Lodge #76

2004
General George C. Marshall Lodge #55 charter abrogated

Links to similar charts that present D.C. Lodge information in different formats

Current Lodges & Originally-Chartered and Intermediate Lodges that were Consolidated into Current Lodges

Original Lodges & Current and Intermediate Lodges They Were Consolidated Into

Chart of Charters and Consolidations


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