Lemuel G.Googins Lodge No.129


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Lemuel G. Googins was a dedicated Mason and visionary who strived to further the work that was started by the Most Worshipful Grand Master Prince Hall. He was the Grandmaster of Free and Accepted York Rite Masons for the State of Pennsylvania from 1874 to 1877.

Lemuel G. Googins helped to support the establishment of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania by championing the merger of the two Masonic Lodges that existed for African descendants of the Diaspora. This merger was finalized on Saint Johnís Day, December 27, 1982 at 1338 Lombard Street, Philadelphia, PA.

During his leadership, Past Most Worshipful Grandmaster Googins exhibited the wisdom to grant dispensations to form the following lodges:

On December 14, 1925, during the Grand Lodge Session at 409 South 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA., the Charter was issued to constitutional form

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Paul E. Dumcombe served as our first Worshipful Master.

Following the Leadership of Past Master Duncombe, our Lodge has experienced the leadership of numerous esteemed men.    Click here to view the list of Past Masters.

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