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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
X1a RED C BLK WHT  T-bird w/ EMB tab; 79 mm GRN BMT; for '58 NOAC   
X1b RED C BLK WHT  tab cut off; GRN BMT   
X2a RED C BLK WHT   T-bird; 78 mm; ORG BMT; CB   
X2b RED C BLK WHT   RED BMT; 1mm thin WHT letters; clean EMB; CB   
X2c RED C BLK WHT  RED BMT; PB   
X2d RED C BLK WHT   BLK BMT; CB   
X2e RED C BLK WHT   WHT BMT; CB   
X2f RED C BLK WHT   LBL BMT; PB   
X2g RED C BLK WHT  RED BMT; 2mm thick WHT letters; rough EMB; CB   
X2h RED C BLK WHT   BLU BMT; PB   
X2          
X3 BLK C GRY BLK  TRR; shield w/ EMB tab; "ARROWMAN ACHIEVEMENT AWARD"; (1969)   
X4a RED C BLK WHT YEL 1938-1978 w/ EMB tab   
X4b RED C BLK WHT YEL tab cut off   
X5a RED C BLK WHT WHT T-bird; BSA; RED BMT; CB   
X5b RED C BLK WHT WHT T-bird; BSA; RED BMT; PB   
X6a RED C BLK WHT WHT T-bird; SS for eye; RED BMT; MVE; PB   
X6b RED C BLK WHT WHT BLU BMT   
X7a RED C BLK WHT WHT BSA; PB; HOR stitch; WHT eye; BLK twill   
X7b RED C BLK WHT WHT RED twill   
X7          
X8 WHT R M/C WHT SMY 75thOA; inverted 5 side diamond   
X9 SMY R M/C BLK YEL NOAC '90 DELEGATE; 4 sided diamond; 75thOA (with loop) 
X9        (without loop) 
X10a BLU R WHT RED RED 109mm; NT; no tab; "Skills Discovery Camp"   
X10b BLU R WHT RED RED TLS almost NT; rope tab   
X10c BLU R WHT RED RED TRS; rope tab   
X10          
X11a BLK C GRY BLK   CB; CD; TRM; HOR RED heart; Achievement Award   
X11b BLK C GRY BLK   VER RED heart   
X11          
X12 GRY C BLU WHT  Feather shaped dangle; RED 137   
X13 BLK C GRY BLK  CD; HOR GRY solid feather; WHT "137"; DYL flame   
X13.2 BLK C GRY BLK   CD; VER GRY solid feather; WHT "137"; LYL flame   
X13.5 BLK R BLK BLK  HWY shield shape; "59 years of Brotherhood"   
X14 DYL R BTQ  RED Chevron, NOAC 98; 60th ANN  
X15 BLK R WHT RED RED NOAC 2000; Pocket part for S17   
X16 GRY C BLU RED   CD; Solid feather; WHT "137" issued when X12-13 were; thought initially to be a prototype but was not   
X17 RED R BLU BLK M/C CD; PB; 2004NOAC   
X18?        (NOAC06; 2 piece set, GRY border flap) 
X19?        (70th Anniversary) 
X20?        (NOAC12;) 
Data for 42 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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