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Welcome to the official website of Queen City Lodge #1 in Burlington, VT - your gateway to the world of Odd Fellows! Discover our rich history, community involvement, and the fellowship that defines us. Join us in our mission to make a positive impact in Burlington and beyond.

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF) is a fraternal organization founded in 1819. Its mission is to improve and elevate the character of mankind. IOOF members are dedicated to friendship, love, truth, faith, hope, charity, and universal justice. They also strive to help make the world a better place by aiding each other, the community, and the less fortunate.

The command of the IOOF is to”visit the sick, relieve the distressed, bury the dead and educate the orphan.” Specifically, IOOF today are dedicated to the following purposes:

  • To improve and elevate the character of mankind by promoting the principles of friendship, love, truth, faith, hope, charity and universal justice.

  • To help make the world a better place to live by aiding each other, the community, the less fortunate, the youth, the elderly, the environment and the community in every way possible.

  • To promote good will and harmony amongst peoples and nations through the principle of universal fraternity, holding the belief that all men and women regardless of race, nationality, religion, social status, gender, rank and station are brothers and sisters.

IOOF lodges provide a place for fellowship, discussion, networking, and collaboration on creative and constructive projects. They also offer an international social network of members in 30 countries.

 

Queen City Lodge #1

Odd Fellows is a fraternal order which has been active in Burlington since 1845. Our lodge has had a recent revival with a surge of new members. 

Learn More of Vermont Odd Fellows History

Location: 

1416 North Avenue, Burlington, VT

Meetings:

First and Third Tuesday of the month @ 7:30 pm

Lodge Leadership

The lodge elected new Leadership in October of 2023, these offices will serve for a period of one year. 

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