The Order of the Eastern Star is a fraternal organization that both men and women can join. It was established in 1850 by Rob Morris, a lawyer and educator from Boston, Massachusetts, who had been an official with the Freemasons. It is based on teachings from the Bible, but is open to all people who have a belief in a God.
Alpha Chapter #23 was Constituted: May 7, 1888 in Brainerd, Minnesota, which makes this Chapter over 125 years old.
The address of the Brainertd OES is 205 1/2 South 6th Street.