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CHARTERED: May 10, 1927 • WORSHIPFUL MASTER: José Cruz, Sr.

About Patuxent Masonic Lodge No. 218

PPatuxent Masonic Lodge No. 218 Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Maryland is located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland serving Southern Maryland. Patuxent Masonic Lodge was chartered on May 10, 1927, under the jurisdiction of The Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Maryland. Patuxent is proud to be an active and growing Lodge with a diverse group of members reflecting our communities in Southern Maryland. We have members with up to 65 years of Masonic service.

Our goal as a fraternity is to help better our community and help build the character of our members. 


We as Freemasons are deeply involved in the communities of Southern Anne Arundel and Prince George’s County including Edgewater, Davidsonville, Deale, Harwood, Riva, Shady Side, Tracys Landing, Upper Marlboro, and Woodland Beach.

Patuxent Lodge sponsors South River and Southern High Schools in Anne Arundel County and Suitland High School in Prince George’s County through the Masonic Charities of Maryland Scholarship Program. – This is a very important program that has high visibility that recognize and rewards qualified seniors for their accomplishments with scholarships.


2018 Maryland Masonic Lodge of the Year
Awarded by the Grand Lodge of Maryland


2019 Maryland Masonic Lodge of the Year
Awarded by the Grand Lodge of Maryland



Patuxent Lodge works with the students and counselors of these schools providing community service programs such as the MD CHIP (MD Child Identification Program).

We are actively involved in the Freemason’s Maryland Safety Education and Identification Program also known as MDCHIP. Our program is a comprehensive identification and protection program designed to give families a measure of protection against the ever increasing problem of missing children and elderly family members. 

 We have sponsored MDCHIP programs in Southern Maryland participating at The Deale Firemen’s Carnival, The South County Festival, The District Heights National Night Out, The Herald Harbor Fire Department Open House, Marlboro Day and The Anne Arundel Volunteer Fire Department Open House.


If you would like to join our fraternity you must be:
— A man who believes in a Supreme Being.
—18 years or older.
—Of good character
—Then all you need to do is ask.



If you would like to find out more about us or if you would like to Make your Mark on this World…

Contact us @ Check us out on Facebook at Patuxent Lodge No. 218 A.F. & A. M. We would be happy to meet with you at anytime to answer your questions about the Masonic Fraternity