New York Freemasons

New York Freemasons

The Grand Lodge of New York (officially, the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York) is the largest and oldest independent organization of Freemasons in the U.S. state of New York. It was at one time the largest grand lodge in the world in terms of membership.

The Grand Lodge is over 230 years old, having been founded December 15, 1782. Grand Lodge of New York acts as the coordinating body for many functions undertaken throughout the state. Its various committees organize blood drives, the New York Masonic Safety Identification Program and various charitable events around New York. The Grand Lodge of New York has jurisdiction over approximately 60,000 Freemasons, organized in more than 800 Lodges, most of them located within New York State

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  • Masonic Lodges on the Air at The DeWint House July 28, 2022
    The idea for the “Masonic Lodges on the Air” grew out of the realization that many Freemasons have a love for Amateur Radio. Therefore, a new contest was started to see how many Masonic Lodges could be contacted in one day. Masons in the NY/NJ area will be setting up stations at the historic museum […]
  • Aid to Ukraine February 27, 2022
    Dear Brethren and Friends, We at the Grand Lodge of New York are trying to do our part towards answering the call of the distressed in providing a source of much-needed help to those adversely affected by these unprovoked acts of violence and war against the good citizens of Ukraine. These unprecedented assaults and aggression […]
  • Send a Kid to Camp February 20, 2022
    Dear Brother, As we know, Camp Turk at Round Lake is a premier summer camp and one of the crown jewels of New York State Freemasonry. The past two camping seasons have been very difficult as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The 2020 season was canceled entirely, and last season Camp Turk operated with […]
  • Address of Richard J. Kessler, Grand Master of Masons in the State of New York November 8, 2021
    {Presented at the 239th Annual Communication of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York on Saturday, October 23, 2021} To all of my Brothers, Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you for your trust, support and confidence. The Grand Lodge of New York is at a crossroads. […]
    M∴W∴ Richard Kessler
  • Summer Message July 18, 2021
    My Brothers, Summer is in full swing, zoom has faded, picnics and BBQs are here. Something else that is also here? Lodges meeting and having degrees through the summer. I have the pleasure of acknowledging dispensations EVERY WEEK for lodges to continue with their forward movement during the summer. In speaking with R. ̇.W. ̇. […]

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