Instituted January 23, 1857
Meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday 8:00pm
Meeting Location: 11845 Main St, Valley Springs (Jenny Lind), CA 95252
Mailing Address: 11845 Main St, Valley Springs, CA 95252
History of the Location
Campo Seco Odd Fellows Lodge originally met in Campo Seco from 1857 – 1873. This little town, fading fast, most of the members were coming from Jenny Lind, so in 1873 the Lodge moved to Jenny Lind. In 1874 the members built an Adobe brick buiding on Odd Fellows Street in town. By 1887 many of the members were coming from Milton, so the Lodge sold the building and property to the school district for $60.00. This buidling was lost in a fire in 1960. In 1904, the members were now mostly coming from Jenny Lind and Valley Springs, so the Lodge again moved to it’s current location in Jenny Lind. The hall was built on property donated to the Odd Fellows by the Sinclair Brothers, who were members of the order. This town also has an Odd Fellows Cemetery which is located at the end of Mann St.
Originally met in Campo Seco from 1857 – 1873 Possibly at the hotel in town. They never owned a building in Campo Seco.
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Meets 2nd Saturday 9:00am and 4th Wednesday 7:00pm
Meeting Location: 415 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616
Mailing Address: 415 2nd St, Davis, CA 95616
Davis Odd Fellows Lodge #169
Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm and the 2nd Saturday of each month at 9:30am (Breakfast starts at 8:45am).
Davis Rebekah Lodge #253
Meets the 4th Monday of each month at 7:00 pm and the 2nd Saturday of each month at 9:30 am (Breakfast starts at 8:45 am).
Davis Encampment #21
Meets the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11:00am.
Canton Davis #7
Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 5:45pm.
Instituted June 27, 1863
Meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays 7:00pm
Meeting Location: 40955 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
Mailing Address: 40955 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, CA 94538
History of the Lodge
In 1862, many members of Crusade Lodge #93 were traveling from Washington Corners to Alvarado for meetings. 6 members started meeting at the Washington Hotel to discuss starting a Lodge in Washington Corners. The hall was donated by A.O. Rix (He later joined the lodge and was instrumental in starting the library and the Rebekah Lodge in the area) in 1897 Washington Corners became Irving, but this only lasted a year before the name was again changed to Irvington, in 1965 the city of Fremont was started and the street named changed from Broadway to Fremont Blvd. In 1989, the members (Forced by government standards) updated our building codes to meet the new earthquake standards and added an elevator. We are a strong active lodge in our community, but membership is small. Please contact the webmaster for information on this lodge or any active lodge in California.
History of the Location
First met in the Washington Hotel, Now Gone. In the late part of 1863, A.O. Rix (Became a member later) donated a building he owned to the members, which they later bought along with a large peice of property. This building burned in the big fire of 1895. However, as luck would have it, in 1890 they built their new meeting hall right next door in 1890, so they were not in the old building at the time of the fire. Mission peak is still meeting in their “New” hall since 1890, with only a breif period after the 1906 earthquake to repair mild brick damage after the big quake.
This lodge also owned a cemetery about 1/4 mile north on Bay street which was sold in the 1960’s. As a member of this Lodge, I am proud of our history and of our building and will continue to preserve as much as I can our old Lodge halls and their history.