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Gamehaven Council (299)
Rochester, MN
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1927
Lodge Totem: Blue ox (Babe)
Name Translation: Paul Bunyan's Blue Ox, Babe  (English)
Changes: 1946: Absorbed part of Tsun-Ga'Ni 144
1950: Disbanded
1953: Rechartered
2007 Membership+: 309

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

 

 

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Lodge Issues
C1 WHT  MAR   WHT felt base; WHT EMB detail; DBL ox head   
C2 WHT  RED   LBL ox head; BLK eyes   
C3 WHT C RED   DBL ox head; BLK eyes; type 9 label   
C4?        (James E. West Scholarship Fund) 
C5?        (James E. West Scholarship Fund) 
F1 GMY R WHT BLU RED FDL; Home of the Central Region Chief   
J1 GRY R WHT BLU RED FDL; 75th ANN 1927-2002   
N1a   GRY RED  SSC; NBL OX   
N1b   GRY RED  SSC; BLU OX   
N1.5 RED P GRY RED  SSC; BLU OX   
N2a RED P WHT RED  SSC; NBL OX   
N2b RED P WHT RED  SSC; BLU OX   
N3 WHT P RED WHT DBL EMB; hidden FDL in forehead   
R1 RED R WHT RED WHT FDL; "Scout Camping Promoter" (Scout Camping Promoter) 
S1 GMY R WHT DBL RED FDL; GMY 50th ANN 1927-1977   
S2 GRY R WHT BLU RED FDL; 75th ANN 1927-2002   
S3 SMY R WHT BLU RED FDL; 75th ANN 1927-2002   
X1 WHT   DBL     felt on felt; flat chenille horns; WHT eyes with BLK border and eyeball; (1935)   
X2a WHT  DBL   felt on felt; flat chenille horns; BLK eyes w/WHT bdr and eyeballs; mouth below snout; (late 1930's)   
X2b WHT  DBL   mouth on snout; nostrils connect to border   
X2c WHT  DBL   DBL mouth on snout; nostrils do not connect to border   
X3 WHT     felt on felt; EMB horns; not BLK in eyes   
X4 WHT  BLU   felt on felt on felt; WHT felt horns; MVE; early 1940's)   
X5 WHT  BLU   DBL felt w/ WHT EMB detail; (1949)   
X6 DBL C RED DBL  70 mm high; straight sides; FF; twill   
X7a DBL C RED DBL  63 mm high; curved sides; 8 mm horns; twill   
X7b DBL C RED DBL  6 mm horns   
X8 WHT C RED WHT  DBL in eyes; solid EMB; MVE   
X9a WHT C RED WHT  inside of eyes same BLU as ox; solid EMB; CB; 6mm long pupils   
X9b WHT C RED WHT  PB; 4mm long pupils   
X10 WHT C RED WHT DBL SS EMB; NBL eyes & nostril outline   
X11a WHT C RED WHT DBL SS EMB; DBL eyes; CB   
X11b WHT C RED WHT DBL Silver/BLU ox; PB   
X11          
X12 WHT C RED WHT DBL SS EMB; BLK eyes   
X13 SMY C RED WHT DBL SS EMB   
X14a WHT C RED WHT DBL BLU eyes; PB; MVE; eyes same BLU as ox   
X14b WHT C RED WHT DBL CB   
X15 WHT C RED WHT DBL PB; BLK eyes   
X16 RED C TRQ RED RED state of MN shape; NOAC92   
X17 SMY C TRQ RED RED state of MN shape; NOAC92   
X18 WHT C RED WHT DBL SS; CD; PB; MVE   
X19 GMY R BLU GMY YEL FDL; Vision for the future GSR   
X20 WHT C RED WHT DBL SS; CD; Large letters; "WWW" and No. 26" touch ox at ear and snout   
X21 WHT C RED  BLU FDL w/ crossbar (not SS); CD   
X22 WHT C RED WHT  NOAC 2004 AMES, IOWA (NOAC04; paired with standard flap, "Lodge") 
X22.5?        (NOAC04; paired with standard flap, "Looge") 
X23?        (GMY border) 
X24?        (NOAC06;) 
X25?        (NOAC06;) 
X26?        (80th anniversary) 
X27?        (NOAC09;) 

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Hiawatha
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Sugar Loaf
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Wakpaota
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Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the current edition of Blue Book. Please send information on unlisted issues to this lodge's regional editor.)
eN1971   ORG BLK  SSC; 1971 Leadership Training Conference   
Data for 53 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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