Modern Woodmen of America

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Joseph Root began the Modern Woodmen around 1883.  It was primarily an insurance society with certain lodge features.  Root had been associated with the Masons, Knights of Pythias, Odd Fellows, and others.  His intentions of this new order was to bring together Jews and Gentiles, Catholics and Protestants, and agnostics and atheists.

Last updated: November 24, 2012 at 13:44 pm

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Occult World is online since February 23, 2003 . First as and then as Occult World is a project to collect articles about interesting topics - concerning the mysterious world we live in. Occult World is a project by Occult Media.