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Chester County Council (539)
West Chester, PA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1926
Lodge Totem: Flying goose
Name Translation: Muddy Water; Name of River  (Lenape)
Changes: (none)
2007 Membership+: 793

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



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X1a RED  WHT   felt; single stitch W's; type 3.7 label; (size differences MVE's)   
X1b RED  WHT   type 5a or b label; no period after last "W"; WAB; RED details   
X1c RED  WHT   type 5a or b label; period after last "W"; RED details   
X1d RED  WHT   type 5a or b label; period after last "W"; LRD details   
X1e RED  WHT   type 5a label; no period after last "W"; LRD highlights   
X1.5 RED R WHT RED  RED "B" and "G"; tear drop shape; formerly listed as YX1   
X2a RED  WHT   felt; EMB W's; 2 mm thin W's; WHT gauze back   
X2b RED  WHT   RED net backing; 5 mm wide W's   
X2c RED  WHT   WHT back; 4 mm wide W's   
X2d RED  WHT   WHT back; 4 mm wide W's; WHT felt extends almost to edge   
X2e RED  WHT   WHT felt extends all the way to edge   
X3a BLK C M/C RED  GRY and BLK goose; BLU sky; BLK horseshoe; PB   
X3b BLK C M/C RED  LBL sky; CB   
X4 BLK C M/C RED  SMY and BLK goose; BLK horseshoe; MVE   
X4.2 LBL C WHT LBL  Unit Election Segment   
X4.4 BLK C WHT BLK  Elangomat Segment   
X4.6 RED C WHT RED  Executive Committee Segment   
X4.8 LOR C WHT LOR  Winter Staffing Segment   
X5 RED   WHT     102 mm WHT felt; BLU on RED   
X6 RED C M/C   ORD segment for J6   
X7 RED C M/C   BRO segment for J6   
X8 RED C M/C   VIG segment for J6   
X9 RED C M/C   65th on bird; ANN   
X10 RED C M/C   goose in flight   
X11 RED C GRY RED  standing goose   
X12 RED C GRY RED  flying goose   
X13 RED C GRY RED  goose spreading wings   
X14 RED C WHT RED  70th ANN; felt goose   
X15 RED C WHT RED  70th ANN; felt oval   
X16 PUR R M/C   side piece for J11   
X17 PUR R M/C   side piece for J11   
X18 GRY R M/C GRN BLU FDL; NOAC00; pocket part for S80   
X19 GRY R M/C GMY  Pocket part for S89   
X20 GMY R M/C GMY  Pocket part for S98   
X21?        (NOAC06; YEL border, WHT twill, 2 piece set) 
X22?        (NOAC06; mini-set; YEL border) 
X23?        (NOAC06; delegate, GMY border, WHT twill, 2 piece set) 
X24?        (NOAC06; mini set ORG chain stitch border) 
X25?        (mini Ordeal sash with 22) 
X26?        (mini Brotherhood sash with 22) 
X27?        (mini Vig sash with 22) 
X28?        (felt goose, 80th anniversary, GMY 80) 
X29?        (felt goose, 80th anniversary, PNK 80) 
X30?        (felt goose, 80th anniversary, PUR 80) 
X31?        (felt goose, 80th anniversary, RED 80) 
X32?        (felt goose, 80th anniversary, SMY 80) 
X33?        (felt goose, 80th anniversary, YEL 80) 
X34?        (mini ORD flap on keychain, GRY border, DYL fdl) 
X35?        (mini BRO flap on keychain, RED border, DYL fdl) 
X36?        (mini VIG flap on keychain, PUR border, DYL fdl) 
X37?        (mini ORD flap on keychain, GRY border, GRY fdl) 
X38?        (mini BRO flap on keychain; RED border, GRY fdl) 
X39?        (mini VIG flap on keychain; PUR border, GRY fdl) 
X40?        (2007-9 Winter Camp; staff chevron) 
X41?        (Camp OA Service segment)) 
X42?        (2010 National Jamboree; BSA 100th Anniversary) 
X43?        (goose, issued 2011) 
X44?        (goose, 85th Anniversary; YEL 85) 
X45?        (goose, 85th Anniversary; MAG 85) 
X46?        (NOAC12; Angry Geese, MAG border trader set) 
X47?        (NOAC12; Angry Geese, BRN border) 
X48?        (NOAC12; Angry Geese, ORG border, delegate set) 
X49?        (NOAC12; Angry Geese, GRN border) 
Data for 63 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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