St. Mark's Lodge No. 7 
Prince Hall Free & Accepted Masons Est. 1852

From the first African-American to serve on the Columbus school board, to Alpha Hospital that was created to serve the African-American community, St. Mark's members have left their imprint on the community.​

SINCE 1852

Historical Documents, Profiles and Amazing Stories

The Order of Pythagorans is an organization for boys, from the ages of 10 through 18. It is sponsored by and under the supervision of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Ohio.  Find out how your young man can benefit from this program!


Brethren have been chosen by the Craft since 1852 to lead the Lodge and instill the principles of the Fraternity into the membership.​



St. Mark's meets on the first and third Tuesday each month (except in August) at 7:30pm at St. Mark's Temple. 988 East Long St. Columbus, Ohio​ 43203

1852 - 2024

172 years of brotherhood 


172 years ago, St. Mark's Lodge No. 7 became the first Lodge of Prince Hall Free and Accepted Masons founded in Columbus, Ohio. Learn more about the men who were members of this historic institution and the impact they had on the Columbus and Masonic community.  

"The Home of Grand Masters"


St. Mark's is truly the home of Grand Masters! We have had six of our Brethren serve as the Most Worshipful Grand Master of the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Ohio. Learn more about these extraordinary men.