Historic lodges of Harrington's past
Last updated 9/2/2018 at 2:38pm
Harrington had quite a number of lodges or secret societies in the early years, some of the names only appearing in the news of the unincorporated town of Harrington, while others thrived into what is now our modern history. One of the earliest mentions of lodges was in December of 1898: “Prince Orients will organize a lodge at Harrington in the near future.” Three weeks later the Masonic lodge was beginning to take root with Harringtonians attending meetings in Davenport. In January 1899: “Owing to the fact that Great Sachem, J.L. Murray of the Improved Order of Red Men was detained...