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Riverhead Lodge #645

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The Suffolk Masonic District is home to 16 Lodges including Riverhead Lodge #645

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A C omplete History of Riverhead Lodge #645

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Recorded history tells us that “Constituted” Freemasonry began in London England, in the year 1717 when the first Grand Lodge of England was formed. In North America it began in 1730 when Colonel Daniel Coxe was appointed Provincial Grand Master of the English Province at which at that time included the colonies of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The Most ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons was established in what is now New York State during the Revolutionary War on September 5, 1781. At that time a Grand Charter was issued by the Atholl Grand Lodge of England, and under the provisions of this Charter our own Grand Lodge declared independence from the Grand Lodge of England and continued its constitution by a Resolution adopted June 6, 1787 as the Grand Lodge of New York F. & A. M.

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