Master's Message

Welcome Brethren and Guests, 

The Officers and Brethren of Benjamin Brown French Lodge No. 15,  welcome visiting brethren and men interested in Masonry to contact us. We meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month with the exception of July and August. Our lodge is located in the Nation's Capital in Georgetown. 



Chartered in 1852, Benjamin Brown French Lodge No. 15 held its first communication in 1853. The Lodge has met continuously since in the Georgetown section of the District of Columbia. The Lodge is believed to be the only one named after a sitting Grand Master. Benjamin Brown French, Grand Master of the District of Columbia from 1846 to 1853, reluctantly signed the charter establishing his namesake lodge in late 1852.

The Purpose of Benjamin B. French Lodge #15 is to create a distinctive Masonic experience by empowering its members to grow intellectually & spiritually within a fraternal, interactive, and inspiring environment.

The Mission of Benjamin B. French Lodge #15  is to assist and support its members in self improvement by encouraging the active study and practice of Masonic teachings emphasizing:

  • Spiritual & Intellectual Growth
  • Fellowship
  • Charity
  • Community Outreach