Delphic Fraternity

      
                 Gamma Sigma Tau


   145 Years of Brotherhood - Over 165 Years of History

Delphic Timeline of All Chapter History

1847 - The Young Men's Debating Club, the origin of the Epsilon chapter of Delphic in Cortland, NY, is formed at the Cortland Academy.  

1850 - The Delphic Society at Rochester, the predecessor organization to the Delphic Society at Geneseo, is founded.

1870 - The Baconian Society, the precursor organization to the Baconian chapter of Delphic in Potsdam, NY, is founded.

1871 - The Delphic Society, the origin of the Delphic Fraternity, is founded in Geneseo, NY on October 13, 1871.

1876 - The Baconian Society at Potsdam divides into the Francis and Roger Baconian Societies.

1889 - The Delphic Fraternity is formed with the addition of the Beta chapter of Delphic in Oneonta, NY.

1889 - Alpha Pi Nu, the origin of the Zeta chapter at New Paltz, is founded.

1896 - Kappa Delta Alpha, which helped form the Zeta chapter at New Paltz, is founded.

1897 - The Gamma chapter of Delphic is founded in Jamaica, NY.

1898 - The Delta chapter of Delphic in Mansfield, PA is founded.

1899 - The Young Men's Debating Club in Cortland becomes the Epsilon chapter of the Delphic Fraternity.

1899 - Alpha Pi Nu and Kappa Delta Alpha at New Paltz merge to form the Zeta chapter of the Delphic Fraternity.

1900 - Alpha Kappa Sigma society at Plattsburgh, NY becomes the Eta chapter of Delphic. 

1906 - The Roger Baconian Society at Potsdam becomes the Baconian chapter of the Delphic Fraternity.

1951-1954 - The Zeta chapter of Delphic at New Paltz becomes the Alpha Rho chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma, a nationally recognized fraternity.

1962 - The Delphic Fraternity of New Paltz, Inc. is incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation in the State of New York. 

1967 - Delphic at New Paltz attends a social convention in Oneonta of former Sig Tau affiliated chapters in NY.

1987 - The Zeta chapter of Delphic at New Paltz is re-established on March 11, 1987 as a multicultural fraternity known as Delphic of Gamma Sigma Tau.

1992 - The Delphic Alumni Association is formed at the Zeta chapter in New Paltz, NY.

1998 - Delphic of Gamma Sigma Tau Fraternity becomes a founding member of the National Multicultural Greek Council.

2003 - The Theta chapter of Delphic is founded in Binghamton, NY.

2004 - The Delphic Fraternity of New Paltz, Inc. becomes The Delphic Fraternity, Inc. and files a d/b/a as Delphic of Gamma Sigma Tau Fraternity.

2009 - The Kappa chapter of Delphic is founded at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA.

2014 - The Tau Alpha and the Tau Beta graduate chapters are respectively formed in New York City and Washington, D.C.

2016 - Two associate chapters were formed at SUNY Delhi and Lincoln University in Oxford, Pennsylvania. On October 13, 2016, The Delphic Fraternity, Inc. became 145 years old.

Many chapters, different names, similar history, one Delphic. 

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