The Grand Lodge of New York was organized on December 15, 1782 under a Provincial Grand Warrant dated September 5, 1781 from the “Athol” or modern Grand Lodge of England. Our Grand Lodge declared its independence on June 6, 1787 and assumed the title “Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York.”

Grand Lodge Of Free And Accepted Masons Of The State Of New York
The Grand Lodge of the State of New York has a long history dating back over 228 years and is the governing body of Freemasonry in the State of New York.

Like many organizations Masons elect their leaders.

The Grand Lodge of the State of New York is headed by the Grand Master who is aided by a team of officers both elected and appointed.

The Grand Lodge of the State of New York acts as the coordinating body for many functions undertaken throughout the state.

We are part of the Grand Lodge of the State of NY. You are encouraged to schedule a tour of the New York State Grand Lodge building, Masonic Hall, on 71 West 23rd Street in New York City by e-mailing the tour guides at CLICK HERE Please be sure to include the date of your visit and time you would like to join us.