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Tidewater Council (596)
Virginia Beach, VA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1946
Lodge Totem: Blue heron
Name Translation: Blue Heron, Indigenous to Camp Darden  (English)
Changes: (none)
2007 Membership+: 831

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

 

 

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Blue Book Chapter Listings

Albemarle
J1 WHT R M/C WHT WHT FDL; RND    
J2 DBL R WHT LBL BLK      
L1     LBR     A1 design    
R1 ORG R WHT BLU ORG Service Chapter    
S1 DYL R DBL WHT DYL CD; 118x57 mm    

Cape Henry
  No known chapter issues    

Chowanoc
  No known chapter issues    

Elizabeth River
J1 RED R WHT BLK YEL twill; 149 mm RND    
J2 RED R WHT BLU YEL Solid; FDL    
S1 GRN R WHT LBL GMY FDL; 50th ANN    
ZS1        (total 6 made for Chapter and Lodge Chief and Adviser, Lodge museum)  
ZS1 GMY R WHT LBL GMY Unauthorized issue    

Kempsville
  No known chapter issues    

Merrimac
F1 RED R WHT YEL  120x58 mm; VIG    
F2 YEL R WHT YEL  119x52 mm    
F3 GRY R WHT YEL  120x58 mm; BRO    
F4 BLU R LBL BLK YEL CD; 119x58 mm    
J1 DBL R LBL BLK       
L1   LBR   Design of Lodge A1    
S1 GMY R LBL BLK YEL CD; 120x52 mm; 50th ANN; "46-96"    
eA1974 RED C WHT RED  Spring Ordeal    
eR1989 WHT     BLK   felt; 85 mm w/tab; Pow Wow    

Pavab
F1 BLK R M/C BLK   114x57 mm    
S1 RED R TRQ GRY TRQ 116x60 mm    
S2 BLK R M/C BLK YEL FDL; lower border forms WWW    
S3 BLK R M/C BLK YEL FDL; lower border forms one W    
eL1982        1982 Dam Neck Spring Fellowship  
eX1966-1 BRN R BLU RED  Spring Ordeal    
eX1966-2 DGR R YEL RED  Fall Ordeal    
eX1967 RED R YEL BLK BLK Oval; twill; "Ordeal"    
eX1977           
eX19xx RED R YEL BLK BLK solid; 76x102 mm; Horseshoe shape; Fellowship    
eZX19xx-2?           

Powhattan
  No known chapter issues    

Ski-co-ak
eR1977 GRN R WHT LBL  twill; 78 mm Fellowship    
eR1978        1978 Fellowship  
Data for 32 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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