Society Organizations Fraternal Ethnic Ancient Order of Hibernians
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The Ancient Order of Hibernians is a Catholic, Irish American Fraternal Organization founded in New York City 4 May,1836. The Order can trace its roots back to a parent organization, of the same name, which has existed in Ireland for over 300 years. However, while the organizations share a common thread, the North American A.O.H. is a separate and much larger organization. Active across the United States, The Order seeks to aid the newly arrived Irish, both socially and politically. The many Divisions and club facilities located throughout the U.S. traditionally have been among the first to welcome new Irish Americans. Here, the Irish culture -- art, dance, music, and sports are fostered and preserved.

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Ancient Order of Hibernians In America
National site of the AOH, a Catholic, Irish American organization.
AOH - Connecticut
Connecticut State Board, AOH
AOH - New Jersey - Somerset County
St. Patrick Division No. 1, founded in 1983.
AOH - Pennsylvania - Berks County
An overview or the AOH and history of the AOH in Berks County plus news, event information, contact information, and Irish Catholic resources.
AOH - South Carolina - Myrtle Beach
Schedule, officers, background information.
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