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February 24th Meeting: 50- and 25-year medals, Program “Gates of Memory” put on by the Kilwinning Club of Boston.


  • April 27th:
    Roger Williams Lodge Pinewood derby 11-3
  • May 2nd:
    DDGM visit Morning Star Lodge
  • May 18th:
    Friendship Lodge regular communication
  • June 9th:
    Steak and Clays at Adeville East Farm – (SOLD OUT)

Our History

Friendship Lodge is the first fresh water lodge in the state of Rhode Island, and some even say possibly it is the first in the country.  A fresh water lodge is any lodge that is built away from the ocean.  Up until Friendship was created, all of the state lodges where built on, or near the ocean or the bay.  There was a need in Rhode Island for a fresh water lodge, for there were a number of masons that did not have a convenient place to meet.  These masons lived in the North West corner of the state, too far away from any of the 6 existing lodges in the state.  In the year of 1800 this all changed.  A group of men from the area of Glocester took the necessary steps to form a lodge of their own. MORE>>