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Mason-Dixon Council (221)
Hagerstown, MD
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1945
Lodge Totem: Snake coiled on arrow
Name Translation: Indeed a Very Long Way (name of a creek) 
Changes: (none)
2007 Membership+: 246

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

 

 

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Lodge Issues
S1 LYL C M/C LYL  FF; (1957)   
S2a DYL R M/C DYL  VER bkgd; 30mm "COUNCIL"53x125 mm; 8mm wide fletch; MVE GRY (1958)   
S2b DYL R M/C DYL  6mm fletch   
S3 DYL R M/C DYL  VER bkgd;"COUNCIL" is 35 mm wide; 59x125 mm   
S4a DYL R M/C DYL  HOR bkgd; MVE--size; CB; smooth fletching; indistinct eye   
S4b DYL R M/C DYL  62x120 mm; WHT creslon back   
S4.5 DYL R M/C DYL  HOR bkgd; CB; notched fletching; distinct eye   
S5a RED R M/C BLK  no beaded outline on WHT arrowhead; (1973)   
S5b RED R M/C BLK  beaded outline on WHT arrowhead; (1974)   
S6a DYL R M/C DYL  30th ANN; "1945 1975"; bright WHT arrowhead   
S6b DYL R M/C YEL  30th ANN; "1945 1975"; dull WHT arrowhead   
S7a DYL R M/C DYL DBL FDL; CB; LGY B.S.A.; (1975)   
S7b DYL R M/C DYL DBL PB   
S8 DYL R M/C DYL DYL 35th ANN; "1945 1980"; BLK "35"; FDL   
S9 DYL R M/C DYL PUR 1907 1982; "WORLD SCOUTING"; FDL   
S10a RED R M/C BLK BLK Swiss EMB; FDL; CB   
S10b RED R M/C BLK BLK PB   
S11a RED R M/C BLK BLK CD; FDL; thick letters; 61x125 mm; CB; PTQ/BRN bkgd; (1986)   
S11b RED R M/C BLK BLK thin letters; 64x125 mm; CB; (1987)   
S12 DYL R M/C DYL DBL CD; FDL; CB(1986)   
S13a LYL R M/C LYL DBL CD; FDL; HOR BLU bkgd in diamond stitch pattern; PB(1989)   
S13b LYL R M/C LYL DBL HOR BLU bkgd in diagonal rows; (1993)   
S14 GMY R M/C BLK BLK 75thOA; "1915 1990"; 2 FDL   
S15 RED R M/C BLK BLK SS; CD; PB; LBL/GRY background; large eye; wavy tongue; "1" & "7" tag at bottom; MVE: letter and embroidery thickness; (1990)   
S16 RED C M/C BLK WHT FDL; irregular lower bdr; (1991)   
S17 DYL R M/C BLK DYL FDL; 50th ANN; WHT "50"; USA/CSA flags   
S18 LYL R M/C LYL BLU FDL; 64x111mm; DYL snake; PB   
S19 RED C BLU DYL NBL FDL; 2001 NE-4C Conclave; CD; PB   
S20 RED R M/C DYL DYL FDL; JAM01; CD; PB   
S21 GMY R M/C DYL DYL FDL; JAM01; CD; PB; Delegate   
S22 RED R RED DYL DYL FDL; 55th ANN; "1948-2003"   
S23 RED R BLK DYL DYL FDL; Camp Sinoquipe 55th ANN   
S24 BLK R DBL WHT DBL FDL; NOAC04; 2 piece set w/X3 (NOAC04;) 
S25 RED R M/C BLK BLK SS; CD; LBL & GRY BKG; CB; small eye; straight tongue; "1" & "7" tag at top; (2004)   
S26 YEL R M/C YEL M/C WHT/BLU B.S.A./FDL; 61x126mm; PB   
S27 BLK R M/C WHT BLK FDL; 60th ANN; '1945-2005'   
S28 RED R M/C RED BLK FDL; JAM05; Antietam; [200] (2005 Jamboree; Dunker Church at Antietam, RED border flap) 
S29 BLK R M/C RED BLK FDL; JAM05; Antietam; 2 piece set; [600] (2005 Jamboree; Dunker Church at Antietam, BLK border set) 
S30?        (2006 Conclave Service Lodge) 
S31?        (NOAC06;) 
S32?        (NOAC06; DYL border) 
S33?        (NOAC06; WHT border) 
S34?        (Camp Sinoquipe 60th Anniversary; GRY border) 
S35?        (Camp Sinoquipe 60th Anniversary; RED border) 
S36?        (NOAC09; trader, RMY border) 
S37?        (NOAC09; delegate, SMY border) 
S38?        (2010 Conclave Service Lodge) 
S39?        (BSA 100th Anniversary) 
S40?        (2010 National Jamboree; BLK border) 
S41?        (2010 National Jamboree; SMY border) 
S42?        (standard flap, no periods in "BSA") 
S43?        (PNK monochrome; for Breast Cancer Awareness) 
Data for 52 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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