The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
Norumbega Council
Waban, MA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1949
Lodge Totem: Flying Squirrel
Name Translation: The Grass-Grown River  [more info]
Changes: 1996: Merged with Taunkacoo 487 to form Chippanyonk 59


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S1 RED C BLK WHT  57 mm high; 3 mm gap between "T"&"A"; WHT BMT; FF   
S2 RED C BLK WHT  52 mm high; "TAH" all linked at bottom; BLK BMT   
S2.5 RED C BLK WHT  48 mm high; top of flap is an arrow; HOR EMB diamond; Swiss EMB (Was S4)   
S3a RED C BLK WHT  52 mm high; arrow @ top of flap; VER EMB LGY diamond; all ltrs in name linked together   
S3b RED C BLK WHT  VER EMB GRY diamond   
S3c RED C BLK WHT   VER EMB GRY diamond; ltrs "TAH" not linked   
S4           Now listed as S 2.5   
S5a RED C DBL WHT  BIC; pelt & bkgd same color; CB   
S5b RED C DBL WHT   BIC; pelt lighter than bkgd; PB   
S5c RED C DBL WHT   BIC; (like S5a); PB   
S6 PUR R BBL PUR PUR BSA; "NE-1A Conclave 1995"; host lodge (1995 Conclave) 
Data for 11 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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