The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year.
In honor of the occasion the Grand Lodge has published a series of articles concerning the growth of the modern Elks Lodge. To access the articles click below.
If you have ever wondered where this organization came from and how it got to where it is, this series of articles is very well done and quite informative.
- From Corks to Elks — 1868-1878
- Growing Pains — 1878 – 1898
- Growing into Benevolence and Patriotism — 1898-1918
- Laying Institutional Foundations — 1918 – 1938
- Answering the Call — 1938-1958
- American Pride & Service to Youth — 1958-1978
- Caring & Sharing During Changing Times — 1978 – 1998
- Loud & Proud in the Community — 1998 – 2018