In 1958, Past Grand Master Clark S. Brown, under his leadership and devotions instituted the North Carolina Council Order of the Knights of Pythagoras with Brother B. N. Cook of Winston-Salem, as the first Grand Knight Director. The first Council organized was the J. H. Young Memorial Council #1. After a few years, the North Carolina Order of Knights of Pythagoras became inactive.
In 1975, late Past Grand Master Herbert Bell Shaw re-instituted the North Carolina Council Order of the Knights of Pythagoras under the leadership of Brother Joseph L. Pillow, the second Grand Knight Director.
The first Assemblage of the North Carolina Council Order of the Knights of Pythagoras was held in Fayetteville, North Carolina at the Grand Lodge Communications in 1976. Silver Square Council #1 was chartered July 10, 1975.
This movement, originally the Chivalric Order of Knight Companions, was commenced by Masons representing the Grand Jurisdiction of Kansas and Colorado, in a Conference held November 19, 1938. Adopted as the Order of the Knights or Pythagoras on May 10, 1951.
Prince Hall Masonry is a separate Masonic Organization of men. There are almost 275,000 members in the US.
Masonry, also called Freemasonry, is the name of one of the oldest and largest Fraternal Organizations in the world. The organization's official name is Free and Accepted Masons.
To promote and give more Youths the opportunities to fully believe in self, set goals and achievements.
To develop a sense of achievement and accomplishment.
To help monitor member progress and provide support and encouragement.