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Past Subordinate Lodges
General Custer Lodge, No. 4, Central City, instituted by Deputy
Supreme Chancellor A. S. Stewart, of Deadwood, July 2, 1880,
with fourteen members. This lodge had the misfortune to lose
all its records by fire on April 25, 1888.
Dakota Lodge, No. 6, of Lead, instituted October 22, 1880,
by Deputy Supreme Chancellor Stewart, of Deadwood, with nineteen
Gate City Lodge, No. 8, of Rapid City, was instituted by Hon.
John R. Brennan, deputy supreme chancellor, on January 10,
1883, with thirteen members.
On December 4, 1883. Ivanhoe Lodge. No. 9, of Huron, was also
instituted by Deputy Supreme Chancellor Brennan, with twenty-
four members. This lodge was, on April 14, 1886, declared
defunct, and the name Ivanhoe given to Lodge No.41, at Dell
Castle Lodge. No. 10, of Chamberlain, was instituted December
28, 1883. This lodge also became defunct, but in January,
1886, a new lodge was instituted by Deputy Supreme Chancellor
A. H. Daniels, who reported as follows: "It was really a new
lodge, as I declared the lodge defunct, and proceeded to institute
the new one."
Damascus Lodge. No. 11, of Mitchell, was instituted March
31, 1884, by Deputy Supreme Chancellor A. H. Daniels, with
Dauntless Lodge, No. 13, of Brookings, was instituted February