District No. 3720

Lodge #1903 Home

The Exalted Ruler, Officers and Members of ELKS' Lodge #1903 welcome you to DOVER, the Capital of the F I R S T STATE, D E L A W A R E. 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, thus after 10 years of discussing, a new LODGE building has been 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.

Lodge Meetings are conducted: The 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30PM., excepting Summer Months of July & August, which are conducted on the 3rd Thursday, at 7:30PM.

Postal Address: Dover Elks Lodge #1903, 200 Saulsbury Road, Dover, DE 19904-2721

Location & Driving Directions: Our Lodge is located at 200 Saulsbury Road, North of the intersection of Forrest Avenue (State Route 8) on Saulsbury Road; northeast of the Modern Maturity Center.

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. Also,your Sponsor can submit an on-line recommendation for membership for you!!!

Reviewed For Updating: June 2013/tg


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