The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
 
Chicago Area Council (118)
Chicago, IL
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1929
Lodge Totem: Arrow and hand of fellowship representing five original lodges
Name Translation:  
Changes: 1929: From merger of Moqua 7, Wakay 13, Checaugau 21, Blackhawk 23, and Garrison 25
2007 Membership+: 501

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

 

 

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Lodge Issues
F1a BLK C WHT BLK RED thick bdr; thick BLK letters; BLK nails; FF; BSA   
F1b BLK C WHT BLK RED thin bdr; thin BLK letters; BSA; BLK outline under shaft @ base of hand   
F1c BLK C WHT RED RED BLK outline over shaft @ base of hand   
F2 BLK R WHT BLK RED BSA   
F3 DYL R WHT DYL  Chicago Council; BLK nails; MTZ   
F4a DYL R WHT DYL   DYL nails; Chicago council; MTZ; TLR   
F4b DYL R WHT DYL   TLM   
F4          
F5 DYL R WHT DYL  Chicago area; 50x126 mm; VER BLK; MVE: F R/E   
F6a DYL R WHT DYL  Chicago area; 62x126 mm; HOR BLK; TLR; no fingernails   
F6b DYL R WHT DYL  TLM   
F6c DYL R WHT DYL   TLS   
F7 BLK R BLK WHT GMY 2 SS; GMY "7" ; crude; Asian made   
F8 BLK C BLK WHT PYL WHT WWW 7; Glow in the dark thread in fireworks (2005 Jamboree; night skyline, Buckingham Fountain) 
Data for 14 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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