Our History


Historical Overview

Detailed Overview

Past WGMs and WGPs

Elected Grand Officer Listing

Eureka Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star is an adoptive rite of and the female counterpart to the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Illinois. Organized in 1889, Eureka Grand Chapter was formed from Chapters established in the State of Illinois by the Tennessee Jurisdiction. Since inception, the Grand Chapter has been and remains an active force in community affairs at all levels.

The leadership exhibited by Grand Chapter Officers is second to none. Several Past Grand Matrons have had international impacts. Several others have made national ripples in the country's pool. Several others have become local legends. Their efforts combined with those of the Sisters and Brothers in the Chapters have proven and continues to prove that community service is at the heart of the organization.