Newspaper photograph of the Executive Council of the Knights of Pythias for the 1902 Carnival and Merchants Fall Festival. From left to right: Joseph T. King (1871-1920), Dr.Walter Curtis Galloway (1856-1938), Thos. D. Meares (1848-1927), James P. Nutt (1859-1929), W. E. Perdew ( 1865-1934)
The Knights of Pythias are a fraternal and social organization founded in 1864 stressing friendship, charity, and benevolence. Wilmington had the two oldest lodges in North Carolina, founded in 1871 (Stonewall and Clarendon).
Knights of Pythias
Bill Reaves Subject Files, "Knights of Pythias #2" File
Donated to the New Hanover County Public Library by Bill Reaves in 1999
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Clipping from the Wilmington Evening Dispatch, November 3, 1902