The Order of the Pythian Sisters

History of the

Pythian Sisters:

The Order of Pythian Sisters, the independent auxiliary of the Knights of Pythias was organized at Warsaw, Indiana on October 22-23, 1888 by a dedicated Knight, Joseph Addison Hill, of Greencastle, Indiana. Mr. Hill was a well educated man. He was a man of ideas and of thought, a student of books and an observer of life who loved his fellow man.

Mr. Hill prepared the ritualistic forms, the ceremonies and emblems of our Order. The color combinations are arranged according to the strict law of optics which make a complete prism as arranged around the room. He conceived the idea and inspiration for our Order's colors when a rain drop fell upon the window ledge. Looking up from the raindrop, Mr. Hill beheld the beautiful rainbow and in it, he saw our colors: White, representing Purity; Red, for Love; Equality represented by Yellow, and Blue, symbolic of Fidelity. These principles are the foundation stones on which the Pythian Sisters have built their Temples.

Purity - Love - Equality - Fidelity

Nevada Grand Session 2020

 Nevada Grand Temple and Grand Lodge 

Reno, Nevada

Date  -   September 

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