Loyal Orange Lodge No. 876 (North Bay)

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Loyal Orange Lodge No. 876 (North Bay)

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  • LOL 876
  • Nipissing Loyal Orange Lodge 876

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Loyal Orange Lodge No. 876 was a Protestant fraternal organization in North Bay, Ontario. A primary (or local) lodge of the Orange Order, Lodge No. 876 was the first to be established in North Bay, receiving its warrant from the Loyal Orange Institution of British North America on March 15, 1888. Lodges of the Orange Order provided social events and mutual aid to their members, and had a Masonic-style organizational structure and system of degrees. Active for over one hundred years, Lodge No. 876 was dissolved around 1999 after a long decline in membership.


North Bay, Ont. (1888-1999?)

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Warrant of Loyal Orange Lodge No. 876 (<a href="http://archives.eclibrary.ca/loyal-orange-lodge-no-876-warrant" target="_blank">Item 0003-04</a>)

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As a primary lodge of the Orange Order, Lodge No. 876 was headed by a Worshipful Master and a Deputy Master. Other officers included a Chaplain, Recording Secretary, Financial Secretary, Treasurer, 1st Lecturer, Deputy Lecturer, and Marshal.

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Loyal Orange District Lodge D.83 (District of North Nipissing) (1911-1969)

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Loyal Orange District Lodge D.83 (District of North Nipissing)

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Loyal Orange Lodge No. 876 (North Bay)

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Nipissing University and Canadore College Archives and Special Collections

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Created February 11, 2015 by Peter Houston


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The Canadian Encyclopedia. "Orange Order." Accessed February 11, 2015. http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/orange-order/

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