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Welcome to Dover Elks Lodge No. 1903

200 Saulsbury Road

Dover, DE 19904-2721

(302) 736-1903

We invite you to find out what it means to be an Elk. Explore this site to find out who we are, what we do, and how you can join. Your Sponsor can also submit an on-line recommendation for membership for you!!!

Lodge Meetings: First and Third Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. (except in July & August ehen meetings are held on the third Thursday at at 7:30PM.


Our History: The Year was 1953, and the place was Dover, Delaware. Wilmington Lodge #307 agreed to be their sponsoring lodge, and thus with one-hundred eleven (111) charter members, Dover Lodge #1903 became a reality.. In June 1955, a local group of Doctors and Businessmen approached Dover Elks and offered as a gift, $5500.00 to purchase property. Through numerous fundraisers, a ground breaking ceremony transpired in August 1958. On November 16, 1961, a first meeting was held at then, the new Dover Elks Lodge #1903, on Forrest Avenue.

The Lodge Property on Forrest Avenue was sold in 2004, and after 10 years of discussing, a new LODGE building was constructed at 200 Saulsbury Road, Dover. Our move into the new LODGE was started on October 1st and 2nd, with occupancy on October 7th, 2005. Dedication of the new LODGE occured on November 26th, 2005.

Reviewed For Updating: June 2013/tg


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