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Sam Houston Area Council (576)
Houston, TX
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1938
Lodge Totem: Raven facing east
Name Translation: The Raven, Name Given to Sam Houston  (Cherokee)
Changes: 1950: Lodge corrected spelling of name from Coloneh
2007 Membership+: 3907

+Sum of predecessor lodges' membership for new lodges. GNYC lodges' membership numbers are total for all GNYC lodges.

 

 

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Lodge Issues
R1a GRN R LBL BLK BLK 1981 NATL CONFERENCE sewn on TAB; NOAC   
R1b GRN R LBL BLK BLK no tab   
R2a RED R NBL YEL   76 mm RND; "ELANGOMAT"; cloth tab; TRS; PB; (1988)   
R2b RED R NBL YEL  ELG; TLS; rope tab   
R2c RED R NBL YEL   ELG; TRS; rope tab   
R3 BLK R ORG BLK RED 77 mm "50th ANNIV SERVICE AWARD"; ANN   
R4 BLU R M/C RED  90 mm; "1992 NOAC DELEGATE" w/ tab   
R5 YEL R LBL BLK YEL 55 YEARS OF SERVICE; 98 mm; PB   
R6 RED R LBL BLK DYL NOAC BOUND 1994   
R7 WHT R LBL BLK DYL NOAC DELEGATE 1994   
R7.5 BLK C WHT WHT BLK 60th ANN; VIG; 2 feathers extend; CD; PB (was erroneously double listed as R7)   
R8 WHT R DBL WHT WHT Sixty Years; Service Award   
R9 RED R RED WHT RED Sixty Years; Camping Award   
R10 RED R M/C RED GRN CD; PB; NOAC02   
Data for 14 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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