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Rio Grande Council (775)
Harlingen, TX
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1944
Lodge Totem: White-winged dove
Name Translation:  
Changes: (none)
2007 Membership+: 275

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

 

 

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Lodge Issues
A1 WHT R M/C BLK RED 1944-1984 40th  
F1 RED R WHT   sateen GRY dove; handmade; non-marrowed R/E; FF; RED "272"; HMVE; (1950)  
F2 RED C WHT   124x52 mm; "RIO GRANDE COUNCIL"; no lodge name; bdr scalloped; (1954)  
F3 RED R WHT RED  124x59 mm; F R/E; large; GRY dove; 12mm arrowhead (1958)  
F4a RED R WHT RED  112x55 mm; small & squatty; arrowshaft stops @ fletching; F R/E; TLM  
F4b RED R WHT RED   regular R/E; TLS   
F5 RED R WHT RED  125x52 mm; long & thin w tail; arrowshaft EMB across fletching; (1960)  
F6 RED R WHT RED  125x52 mm; no tail  
F7a RED R WHT RED  115x52 mm LB; nested W's below dove; GRY dove; (1963)  
F7b RED R WHT RED  LGY dove  
F8 RED R WHT  GMY GMY FDL; "50"; and individual number; ANN  
N0.5 WHT R WHT     no name; EMB GRY, BRN and WHT dove; RED arrow & 272   
N1 WHT R WHT   no name; EMB GRY dove; RED arrow & 272  
N2   WHT   no name; GRY dove; SSC  
N3   WHT RED  WEWANOMA ; SILVER dove; SSC  
N4 ORG P LBL GRY  SSC design w/ dove; "25"; ANN  
R1 RED R BLU YEL  75 mm; "SAM LOCKWOOD OUTSTANDING LODGE MEMBER"  
R2 RED R WHT RED WHT 35th ANNIVERSARY; 1979  
S1a WHT R M/C WHT  118x63 mm; no beak; (1964); back of patch WHT backstitch  
S1b WHT R M/C WHT  122x63 mm; CLEAR back; MVE  
S2a RED R M/C WHT   115x51; BRO bars; no FDL; LB; CB; Bright ORG in sunset   
S2b RED R M/C WHT   115x51; BRO bars; no FDL; LB; CB; burnt ORG in sunset   
S2         
S3a WHT R M/C WHT   116x51 mm; no FDL; LB; CB   
S3b WHT R M/C WHT  116x51 mm; no FDL; LB; PB  
S4a WHT R M/C WHT BLK 116x51 mm; BLK outline SS behind dove; DTQ sky; CB; arrowhead and fletch 6mm; thin letters   
S4b WHT R M/C WHT BLK DTQ sky; PB  
S4c WHT R M/C WHT BLK BTQ sky; PB   
S4d WHT R M/C WHT BLK CB; arrowhead and fletch 7mm; thick letters   
S4e WHT R M/C WHT BLK PB; BBL sky; WHT shows through BLU sky; thick 4mm border  
S5a RED R M/C WHT BLK 117x50 mm; BLK outline SS behind dove; BRO bars; CB; 91 mm name & number   
S5b RED R M/C WHT BLK PB; RED lock stitch  
S5c RED R M/C WHT BLK PB; BRN lock stitch   
S5d RED R M/C WHT BLK thick PB; clear lock stitch; loose solid EMB   
S5e RED R M/C WHT BLK PB; PUR lock stitch   
S6 RED R M/C WHT WHT 2 WHT SS; BLK outline SS; 129x55; BRO  
S7a YEL R M/C WHT WHT 2 WHT SS on sides; VIG arrow; PB; square top corners; MVE letters  
S7b YEL R M/C WHT WHT round top corners   
S7         
S8 WHT R TRQ WHT YEL 45 years 1944 1989; ANN  
S9 WHT R M/C WHT ORG 2 thin FDL; GRY dove; PB; LB  
S10 WHT R M/C WHT ORG 2 thick FDL; LGY dove; CD; PB; loose sky  
S11 RED R M/C WHT BLK outline SS; rough BTQ sky; 86 mm name & number; BRO; FDL(1992)  
S12 DYL R M/C WHT WHT 2 WHT FDL; CD; PB; VIG; BLU-GRY HOR sky; DYL in horizon  
S13 WHT R M/C WHT ORG 2 thin FDL's; 123x52 mm; thin name, Swiss  
S14 RED R M/C WHT BLK PB; SS behind cloud (BRO) Swiss   
S15 GMY R M/C DBL GMY CB; CD; 50th  
S16 WHT R M/C WHT ORG PB; CD; Two ORG FDL's  
S17 RED R M/C BLK BLK 70th Camp Perry; "1927-1997"; ANN;PB  
S18 SMY R M/C BLK BLK 70th Camp Perry; "1927-1997"; ANN;PB  
S19 BLK C M/C BLK RED NOAC 98; feathers; PB  
S20a WHT R M/C WHT ORG No arrow; VER BBL sky; BRO; CB   
S20b WHT R M/C WHT ORG Paper back   
S21 RED R M/C WHT ORG No arrow; VER BBL sky; CB  
S22 DYL R M/C WHT WHT VIG; BBL HOR sky; LYL in horizon; PB  
S23 BLK R M/C  RED DYL "WWW 272 RGC 55"; ANN; PB  
S24 DYL R M/C WHT WHT PB; BBL VER sky; VIG  
S25 RED R M/C WHT BLK PB; BBL VER sky; BRO  
S26 PBL R M/C WHT ORG PB; BBL VER sky; ORD  
S27 WHT R M/C WHT RED 123x50; CD; PB; DBL almost NBL vertical sky (ORD;)
S28?        (NOAC04;)
S29?        (SMY border)
S30?        (BRO, RED border, SMY dove)
S31?        (VIG, YEL border, SMY dove)
S32?        (NOAC09; El Poder de Uno Mismo)
S33?        (NOAC09; hang feathers, delegate flap)
S34?        (NQL 09-10)
X1 RED C M/C WHT  109 mm shield; "30th ANNIVERSARY"; (1974)  
 
YF1 RED R WHT   sateen; BRN dove; WAB; BLK "272"; (1950)  
ZF1 RED R WHT RED  124x60 mm; fake of F3; rolled bdr; 17mm arrowhead; bright RED  
ZS1 BLK R TRQ WHT YEL 45 years; reborder; S8; ANN  

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Northern
  No known chapter issues    

Southern
  No known chapter issues    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eR1969 WHT R RED BLK  Winter Conclave  
eX1970 WHT R WHT BLK   Winter Conclave   
eX1976 GMY R WHT RED GMY Bicentennial Camporee; Rectangle  
eR2001 ORG R GRN WHT YEL PowWow  
eR2002 ORG R BRN WHT YEL PowWow  
eR2003?        (2003 Pow Wow)
eR2006?        (2006 Pow Wow)
eX2007?        (2007 South Texas Lodge Pentevent; joint issue with lodges 60, 99, 199, and 307)
eR2008?        (2008 Pow Wow)
eR2009?        (2009 Pow Wow)
Data for 81 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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