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Blackhawk Area Council (660)
Rockford, IL
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1939
Lodge Totem: Statue of Chief Blackhawk
Name Translation: Name of Chief Blackhawk  (Algonquin)
Changes: 1941: Changed name from Blackhawk
1970: Merged with Wetassa 227 to form Wulapeju 140
 

 

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Lodge Issues
A1 BLK C DRD   BLK EMB; Native American head on felt; 53x61 mm  
A2a BLK C RED   WHT arrow; fletching stitched as one part; 58x71 mm  
A2b BLK C RED   thin WHT arrow; 54x70 mm  
A3 BLK C RED   WHT arrow; fletching stitched in 2 parts; 52x62 mm; MVE: darker RED felt  
F1 BLK R WHT RED  RED WWW 140 30 Years 1970; ANN  
J1 BLK R WHT RED  149 mm twill ROUND  
J2 BLK R WHT RED  147 mm RND; solid  
L1           (Now listed as YL1)   
N1   LBL   SSC; BLK WWW, 140  
N1.5   LYL   SSC; BLK WWW, 140  
N2   LYL   SSC; RED design  
N3   LYL   1939-1964; ANN; SSC  
N4 RED P WHT   SSC arrowhead behind Native American  
P1 BLK C WHT   large RED/BLK W; RED 140; QC  
P2 BLK R WHT   large RED/BLK W; RED 140; 178x125 mm; 92 mm BLK left ax handles; QC  
P3 BLK R WHT   RED "140"; 176x135 mm; 100 mm BLK left ax handles; QC  
R1 RED C WHT GRN  RED arrowhead; 19mm WWW; WAB  
R2a RED C WHT GRN  RED arrowhead; 22mm WWW  
R2b RED C WHT DGR     
S1a BLK R WHT RED  58x126 mm; FF; "140" & WWW rise @ 40 degree angle to corners  
S1b BLK R WHT BLK  56x122 mm  
S2 BLK R WHT BLK  55x125 mm; "140" & WWW rise @ 25 degree angle to corners  
S3 BLK R WHT RED  52x115 mm; misspelled "HE"  
S4 BLK R BLU RED  DYL 1915 1965 Fall Convention; RED 50 WWW; ANN  
S5 BLK R WHT RED  52x113 mm  
X1a BLK C WHT BLK  twill bkgd; oval; RED feathers below shield have WHT twill between; 3 RED dots on LBL line @ bottom of quiver  
X1b BLK C WHT BLK  RED feathers below shield bunch together; no WHT twill show-thru; no dots  
X1         
X2a BLK C WHT BLK  solid EMB oval; BLK lines do not touch BLU @ bottom; 3 RED dots on LBL line on bottom of quiver  
X2b BLK C WHT BLK  BLK lines touch BLU at bottom; no dots  
X3 M/C C M/C   hawk on arrow; RED 140 WWW  
 
YA1 BLK  DRD   SSC; flocked on canvas; like A2; (also listed as 167-YA1)  
YL1      75mm round ORG SSC design '891'; Issued for 1981 Jamboree; Non-OA  

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Chaske
  No known issues from this chapter    

Kishwaukee
F1 WHT C GRN WHT  140x56 mm  
F2 WHT C GRN WHT  Mini flap 110x40 mm  
N1     RED BLK   SSC    

MNTS
  See Mauh-nan-tee-see Chapter    

Mauh-nan-tee-see
R1 YEL C WHT   twill; arrow through patch; MNTS short for chapter name  
R2 YEL C WHT     no arrow through patch; MNTS short for chapter name    
eR1955-1?        (1955 Explorer Regatta)
eR1955-2?        (1955 Camp-O-Ree Weatherwise)
eR1956?        (1955 Rock River Regatta)
eX1957?        (1957 Fall Camp-O-Ree)
eX1958?        (1958 Webelos Day)

Potawatomi
  No known issues from this chapter    

Sauk
A1 GRN C BLK GRN  twill; 77x100 mm  
F1 GRN C BLK GRN  GRN "SAUK; DYL lodge name  
eA1955 DYL C GRY BLK  Ceremonial  
eR1950?        1950 Ceremonial
eR1951 WHT C RED WHT  Ceremonial  
eR1952 WHT C RED WHT  Ceremonial  
eR1953a BLU C BLU YEL  Ceremonial; NT  
eR1953b BLU C BLU YEL   Ceremonial; TRR    
eR1956 YEL C GRN WHT  Ceremonial  
eX1954 BLK C WHT BLK  Ceremonial  
eX1957 BLU C WHT BLU  Ceremonial  

Sinnissippi
  No known issues from this chapter    

Winnebago
  No known issues from this chapter    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eN1959   GRN   SSC; 1959 fall convention  
eS1965 BLK R LBL RED   50thOA; "Fall Convention"   
eA1971 LBL C WHT RED  Fall Conclave; joint event with Wetassa Lodge  
Data for 57 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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