The Grand Lodge of Texas, A.F. & A.M

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Seal of the Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M.

Grand Lodge of Texas A.F. & A.M.
Established April 16, 1838
Jurisdiction Texas
Location Waco, Texas
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The Grand Lodge of Texas, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons is the main governing body of Ancient Freemasonry in the State of Texas, being solely of the Ancients' tradition and descending from the Ancient Grand Lodge of England, founded in 1751. It was originally founded as "The Grand Lodge of the Republic of Texas, A.F. & A.M." on 16 April 1838.[1] With 890 lodges and 105,000 members it is the fifth largest Grand Lodge in the world.

Founded: 16 April 1838[2]
Descent: G.L. of Louisiana, F. & A.M.; G.L. of South Carolina, A.Y.M.; G.L. of Pennsylvania, F. & A.M.; Ancients Grand Lodge of England.[3]
Jurisdiction: The State of Texas.
Grand Lodge Offices: 715 Columbus St.; Waco, Texas.
Postal Address: P.O. Box 446; Waco, TX 76703
Annual Meeting: First Friday in December.
Number of Lodges: 889
Membership (est.): 105,000[4]



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