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Locations of sanctioned Fraternity and Sorority Houses around the world.
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According to Wikipedia a Fraternity is a "word for brotherhood, and by extension deep friendship or camaraderie," and more specifically "Some types of student society, social organizations of students of higher education." They are commonly refered to as either a fraternity or sororities in Canada, the Philippines, and the United States, student corporations in Europe, and nations in Sweeden.

Wiki then explains that since the names are of two or three Greek letters, "fraternities and sororities are known collectively as the Greek System and its members as Greeks. The use of Greek letters started with the first such organization, Phi Beta Kappa, which used Greek letters to hide their secret name."

"There are various types of fraternities: social, service, professional, and honorary. Many fraternities and sororities are national organizations with chapters at individual schools. National organizations may impose certain requirements on individual chapters to standardize rituals and policies regarding membership, housing, or behavior. Members of a national fraternity or sorority may enjoy certain privileges when visiting other chapters of the same national fraternity. Other fraternities and sororities are "local" and do not belong to a national organization. Local fraternities and sororities can establish their own constitution and bylaws, and do not need to contribute financially to a national organization."

"Unique among most campus organizations, members of social fraternities and sororities often live together in a large house or apartment complex. Because of this residential situation, the individual organizations themselves at their respective schools are known as "houses". Professional, academic or honorary societies rarely maintain a permanent housing location, and some may be barred from doing so by their national organization."

A fraternity or sorority house can usually be identified by large Greek letters on the front of the house, advertising the name of the group.

At many large universities, it is traditional for Greek organizations to enjoy the use of large, Victorian style mansions on campus. In more modern times, some university administrations have sought to seize or buy out these houses and convert them into academic use or demolish them and convert them into additional parking.

A good history of the Greek System is at this Wiki Link Another Wiki Article is dedicated to Fraternity and Sorority Houses. Yet another Wiki Article is about Corporations in European Countries. There is also a Wikipedia dedicated to the Greek System called Greekopedia

This category is intended to locate all Fraternity and Sorority Houses around the world. If there is no house, the headquarters will be accepted, the description should clearly state this. Organizations must be officially sanctioned by the associated institution.

Instructions for Posting a Fraternity Houses Waymark:
-The name must be in the following format: NAME - SCHOOL - CITY [ex: Lamda Lamda Lamda - Western Kentucky University - Bowling Green, KY]

-You must provide at least two pictures, one of the entirety of the house and another clearly showing the name of the organization.

-A short paragraph describing the house, organization, and institution is mandatory. Please try to describe the history of the Fraternity, locally for the most part and maybe a little national history. This information needs to include history about the house!

-You must fill in all required variables with proper selection, and all optional variables are appreciated.
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-You must provide a minimum of one picture of the house, better if you are in it.

-Describe anything of note during your visit.
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Fraternity HousesCorps Franconia - Universität Tübingen - Tübingen, Germany, BW

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This is the home of the fraternity 'Corps Franconia' in Tübingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. The fraternity has been founded in 1821. It is located at the 'Österbergstraße 16'.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/27/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesCorps Rhenania - Universität Tübingen - Tübingen, Germany, BW

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This is the home of the fraternity 'Corps Rhenania' in Tübingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg. The fraternity has been founded in 1834. It is located at the 'Stauffenbergstraße 4'.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 7/29/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesKappa Alpha Theta - University of Montana - Missoula, MT

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Founded in 1909, this is almost certainly the oldest sorority at the University of Montana campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesSigma Alpha Epsilon - University of Montana - Missoula, MT

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One of the older Fraternities at U of M, Sigma Alpha Epsilon was founded in 1927.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesSigma Nu - U of Montana - Missoula, MT

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The Sigma Nu is on Gerald Street, amongst several other frat houses near the U of M campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesPi Kappa Alpha - Davis, CA

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Pi Kappa Alpha in Davis, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesTheta Chi - UC Davis - Davis, CA

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The Theta Chi house in Davis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesPi Beta Phi - UC Davis - Davis, CA

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The Pi Beta Phi sorority in Davis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 5/19/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesAlpha Delta Pi - Texas State - San Marcos, TX

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Epsilon Zeta chapter of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Texas

date approved: 3/22/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesAlpha Tau Omega - Texas State Univ. - San Marcos, TX

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The Iota Alpha chapter of ATO occupies a white Victorian house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Texas

date approved: 3/22/2014

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesBeta Xi Chapter, Kappa Kappa Gamma -- University of Texas, Austin TX

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The Kappa Kappa Gamma house on Sorority Row at the University of Texas at Austin

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2014

last visited: 4/12/2014

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Fraternity HousesTheta Chi Fraternity House on Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ

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This is new Theta Chi fraternity house on Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poehunters

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/8/2013

last visited: 11/14/2014

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Fraternity HousesSigma Chi - University of the Pacific - Stockton, CA

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The Sigma Chi house at University off the Pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/8/2013

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesPi Kappa Alpha - University of South Carolina - Columbia, South Carolina

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Historic house now fraternity in Columbia, South Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Carolina

date approved: 4/17/2013

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesPi Kappa Alpha -- University of Tulsa, Tulsa OK

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The Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house at 3123 East Seventh Street on board the University of Tulsa is one of the largest frat houses on campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/6/2013

last visited: 3/11/2013

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Fraternity HousesDelta Delta Delta -- Univ. of Tulsa, Tulsa OK

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The Tri-Delt Sorority House on board the University of Tulsa at 800 S Tucker Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 4/6/2013

last visited: 3/11/2013

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Fraternity HousesChi Omega - University of Kansas - Lawrence, Ks

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This is a historic three-story red brick building located at 1345 West Campus Rd. in Lawrence, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/6/2013

last visited: 6/23/2014

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Fraternity HousesPi Lambda Phi - Winona State University - Winona, MN.

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This Fraternity House is located at 251 Washington Avenue, in Winona, Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Siren Hunter

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/8/2012

last visited: never

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Fraternity HousesDelta Phi Epsilon Sorority - Hoboken, NJ

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This Sorority house is located at 800 Castle Point Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/25/2012

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Fraternity HousesTheta Xi Fraternity - Hoboken, NJ

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Theta Xi's Fraternity's house is located at 805 Castle Point Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/25/2012

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Fraternity HousesSigma Nu Fraternity - Hoboken, NJ

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Sigma Nu Fraternity's house is located at 806 Castle Point Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/25/2012

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Fraternity HousesTheta Phi Alpha Sorority - Hoboken, NJ

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This sorority house is located at 808 Castle Point Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/25/2012

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Fraternity HousesPhi Sigma Sigma Sorority - Hoboken, NJ

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This sorority house is located at 835 Castle Point Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/25/2012

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Fraternity HousesDelta Tau Delta Fraternity - Stevens Tech - Hoboken, NJ

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This fraternity house is located at 809 Castle Point Terrace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/11/2012

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Fraternity HousesPhi Kappa Sigma - University of Toronto - Toronto, ON

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This is the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity house at 163 St. George Street in Toronto, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrPirateCat

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 4/24/2012

last visited: 9/3/2014

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