The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
Mecklenburg County Council (415)
Charlotte, NC
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1951
Lodge Totem: Hornet's nest
Name Translation: Name of Tribe 
Changes: (none)
2007 Membership+: 808

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



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Lodge Issues
J1 BLK C GRY RED  231 mm hornet's nest   
J3 BLK R DGY RED  Taiwan type bkgd EMB (1974)   
J4 BLK R GRY RED  Swiss EMB bkgd   
J5a BLK R GRY RED RED FDL; MVE; Swiss EMB bkgd (1982); PB   
J5b BLK R GRY RED RED FDL; MVE; Swiss EMB bkgd (1982); CB   
J6 BLK R GRY RED RED DANCE, "TEAM" at bottom (1985)   
J7 BLK R GRY RED RED CD; PB; crisp details   
J8 GRY R GRY RED RED (1990); CD; CB; Asian EMB; WHT back; tight stitch   
J8.5 GRY R GRY RED RED DANCE TEAM; Large hornet's nest with dancer   
J9 BLK C GRY RED  PB; BLU "459"   
J10 DBL R WHT LBR DYL 126mm RND; "Y2K", "2000"; Shield; flags"   
J11 GMY C GRY RED  Large Hornets Nest; "1951 2001"; 50th ANNIV.   
J12 DBL R WHT LBR DYL 126mm RND; Shield; Flags; Council Name (center for 1999 activities) 
J13 M/C C M/C M/C  Arrowhead; 50 Years of Dixie Fellowships   
J14 BLK C RWB DYL DYL Flag design Hornets Nest; Indian Dancer   
J15 BLK C GRY RED  Hornets Nest; Rat in bonnet/sash holding match   
J16 BLK R GRY RED RED Large Hornets Nest; Indian Dancer; YEL "459"   
J17?        ("Fire Rat"; 2006) 
J18?        (Catawba Club House) 
J19?        (NC State Flag background) 
J20?        (Machkachten Amangachpoques; Fire Rat, 2011) 
Data for 23 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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