The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
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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YC1 GRN   BLK WHT WHT like C1; poor EMB; May be a prototype   
YC2 GRN   BLK WHT WHT like C1; thin RED chain bdr; May be a prototype   
YC3 GRN   BLK WHT WHT like C1; "SAMPLE"; May be a prototype   
YJ1 RED C M/C DYL  CD; PB; "Sixty Years"; ANN; "American Indian Weekend" (Was J14 - issued for activity)   
YX1 WHT R M/C RED   FR/E; Dance Team; circa mid 1950s   
YX2 RED C BLK WHT DYL Embroidered button hole; WHT "1996"   
YX3 GRY C BLU RED   WHT 137; probably prototype   
Data for 8 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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