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Recognition of Prince Hall Grand Lodges by Foreign Grand Lodges

Canada

Prince Hall Grand Lodges or Prince Hall Masonry in general have been recognized by the following 8 (out of 10) Grand Lodges in Canada:

British Columbia recognizes the following Prince Hall Grand Lodges:
Washington, Connecticut, Oregon, Ontario

Alberta recognizes the following Prince Hall Grand Lodges:
Connecticut - status concerning the PH GL of Alberta is unclear

Saskatchewan recognized the Prince Hall Grand Lodges of Colorado and Connecticut in September of 1999

Manitoba recognizes the following Prince Hall Grand Lodges:
Minnesota, Connecticut, Oregon

Quebec recognizes the following Prince Hall Grand Lodges:
Ontario, Connecticut, Oregon - possibly Massachusetts

New Brunswick recognized the following Prince Hall Grand Lodges:
Ontario

Nova Scotia, June 6-7, 1996, in 1996 Nova Scotia Proceedings at page 90 - recognizes the following Prince Hall Grand Lodges
Ontario, Connecticut

Prince Edward Island recognized the following Prince Hall Grand Lodge:
Ontario

Europe

United Grand Lodge of England

California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts (Dec. 14, 1994)
Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska<, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington, Wisconsin, Liberia

Grand Lodge of France

since the 1950's

Ireland

We don't have details about when this was done, but Ireland is said to recognize the Prince Hall Grand Lodges of Massachusetts, California, Connecticut, Ohio, Illinois

Scotland

Recognized the Prince Hall Grand Lodges of Massachusetts, Connecticut

Netherlands (Grand Orient)

June 1995 (said to recognize Prince Hall Grand Lodges of Massachusetts and Connecticut)

Belgium (Regular Grand Lodge)

March 1996 (said to recognize Prince Hall Grand Lodges of Massachusetts, Oregon, Wisconsin)

United Grand Lodges of Germany

April 1997 (said to recognize Prince Hall Grand Lodges of Connecticut, Massachusetts)

Austria

February 1999 for PH GL of Massachusetts
and October 1999 for the Ph GL of Indiana

Asia

Philippines

November 1997 (recognized PH GL of Washington)

Japan

May 1998 (recognized PH GL of Washington)

Australia & New Zealand

New South Wales & ACT (Australian Capital Territory)

Colorado, Illinois and Indiana Georgia PH GLs (and has sought to establish fraternal relations with 12 others)

Queensland

Indiana, Oregon and Washington PH GLs (said to have sought to establish relations with all other PH GLs)

South Australia & Northern Territory

Massachusetts & Connecticut PH GLs

Tasmania

Massachusetts, Connecticut, California & Hawaii, Washington and Wisconsin PH GLs

Victoria

Connecticut and Indiana PH GLs

Western Australia

either recognizes, or said to want to recognize, the following Prince Hall GLs - California-Hawaii, Colorado, Connecticut, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington, Wisconsin, Liberia (based on a letter from the Grand Secretary of Western Australia, May 16, 2001)

New Zealand

Massachusetts and Connecticut PH GLs

information obtained from http://www.bessel.org

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