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The Purpose

The highest aim of Masonry is to perfect Humanity by uniting, rather than dividing, Mankind under the banner of Brother Love, Relief and Truth.

The Freemason

A Freemason is a seeker of Truth, a protector of the light and an explorer of the mind, all the while praticing tolerance and love towards others.

The Degrees

Masonry is an ancient system of degrees that helps the seeker to uncover univeral truth and light through the experience of ritual.

Become a Mason

No invitations are required to join, one must simply ask and prove that they are qualified to be accepted. Contact The Order for more information.

Declaration of Principles

Freemasonry is a fraternity including men and women of every race, nationality and religion. Wishing to do away with all cause for division and strife, it continually seeks the means which to help all human beings to unite and work together for the perfection of Humanity.

To think high, to speak truth, to do well, to be tolerant to others, to search after truth, to practice liberty under law, fraternal equality, justice and solidarity, are the duties which the Supreme Council of American Co-Masonry, prescribes for its members seeking to build to the Glory of the Great Architect of the Universe, to the perfection of Humanity, and to the service of the Head of All True Freemasons, the true Masonic Temple open to both men and women.

Latest News & Articles

Rediscovery of Alpha Lodge’s Charter

Many relics of North American Co-Freemasonry’s early history remain doggedly lost until it is time to be found. This article is about one of those relics, the first English Charter of the first Co-Masonic Lodge in North America; how it seems to have been lost and its stationary journey to being found.

York Rite Degrees

The history of the York Rite Degrees practiced by The Honorable Order of American Co-Masonry.


Explore the differences between the three branches of Freemasonry; Male-only, Female-only and Mixed or Co-Masonry.

Isabel B. Holbrook

A strong minded woman and gifted speaker, Holbrook was a rare women who forged the foundations of Co-Masonry in North America.

The Story of Old Hiram

Edith Armour, our Third Most Sovereign Grand Commander, was almost a year in office when she took 'Old Hirma' on a road trip to visit the Lodges of the Federation.

Masonic Philosophical Society

The Supreme Council has established a Society for Masons and non-Masons alike. This organization works to eradicate ignorance through the dissemination, debate and discussion of information.


"On Holy Ground: The History of the Honorable Order of American Co-Masonry, the American Federation of Human Rights", tells an intricate story of Co-Masonry in North America.

Read this book to learn more about the story of Co-Masonry. "On Holy Ground" begins with a brief retelling Freemasonry's story; traces women's early entry into the Operative Masonic guilds and Speculative otherwise all-male Freemasonic Lodges; explains women's unfair exclusion from the Craft; and the rise in Europe of Co-Masonry, which finally swung the doors open to female initiates. "On Holy Ground" introduces the reader to the earliest Co-Masons and the founders of their Orders throughout the world.

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