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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
S1 DYL R BLK DYL  50th ANN   
S2a GMY R BLK GMY   50th ANN; 9mm wide arrowhead   
S2b GMY R BLK GMY  6mm wide arrowhead   
S3a BLK R DOR WHT  GMY 7; CB; dull DOR   
S3b BLK R DOR WHT   PB   
S3c BLK R DOR WHT  CB; bright DOR   
S4a RED R M/C RED   WHT WWW; GMY 7; PB; dull DBL   
S4b RED R M/C RED   WHT WWW; GMY 7; PB; bright DBL   
S4          
S5 RED R M/C RED GMY GMY 7; SS   
S6a BLK R DOR WHT GMY GMY 7; SS; CB; ORG behind name   
S6b BLK R DOR WHT GMY GMY 7; SS; PB; ORG behind name   
S6          
S7a BRN R M/C BRN BRN BRN 60; LYL bkgd   
S7b BRN R M/C BRN BRN DYL bkgd   
S8 YEL R DBL M/C YEL PNK arrow; DYL 65 Years of Service   
S9 YEL R DBL M/C YEL RED arrow; DYL 65 Years of Service   
S10a GMY R DBL M/C YEL PNK arrow; DYL 65 Years of Service; darker GMY R/E   
S10b GMY R DBL M/C YEL PNK arrow; lighter GMY F R/E   
S11a GMY R DBL M/C YEL RED arrow; DYL 65 years of service; darker GMY R/E   
S11b GMY R DBL M/C YEL RED arrow; DYL 65 years of service; lighter GMY F R/E   
S12 BLK R M/C WHT GMY GMY 7; 120 mm; PB   
S13 SMY R BLU WHT SMY 75thOA ANN   
S14 GMY R BLU WHT SMY 75thOA ANN   
S15 BLK R WHT BLK RED CD; GMY 70th ANN   
S16 WHT R M/C WHT GMY GMY 7; PB; 117x63mm   
S17 ORG R M/C ORG GMY GMY 7; 1992 CAC NOAC92   
S18 ORG R M/C RED  RED 1994 NOAC   
S19 GMY R M/C RED   RED 1994 NOAC   
S20 RED R RED WHT WHT WHT 1921 1996; GMY 7 and W's; ANN   
S20.5a RED R RED WHT WHT 1921-1996 Diamond Jubilee; BLK chain stitch around diamond   
S20.5b RED R RED WHT WHT 1921-1996 Diamond Jubilee; BLK beading stitch around diamond   
S21           Listed in error; duplicate listing of S16   
S22 RED R M/C WHT YEL     
S23 WHT R LBL RED PUR NOAC98   
S24 WHT R WHT WHT  NOAC 1998   
S25 BLK R DOR WHT GMY FDL; 124x65mm (MVE: size)   
S26 DGY R BLK RED BLK BLK www; red 7   
S27 BLK R ORG WHT GMY WHT WWW; RED arrow; dull orange, 119x64mm; black backing; PB   
S28 BLK R ORG WHT GMY 1 RED W; 2 WHT W's; ordeal   
S29 BLK R ORG WHT GMY 2 RED W; 1 WHT W's; brotherhood   
S30 BLK R ORG WHT GMY 3 RED W; no WHT W's; vigil   
S31 BLK C BLK WHT GMY Mini flap; ORD (one RED W)   
S32 BLK C BLK WHT GMY Mini flap; BRO (Two RED W's)   
S33 BLK C BLK WHT GMY Mini flap; VIG (Three RED W's)   
S34 BLK R M/C BLK LGR BLK NOAC 2002; LBL WWW in sky   
S35 BLK R GRY BLK DGY BLK Licensed to Server DGY 007 WWW NOAC 2004   
S36?        (NOAC06;) 
S37?        (85th Anniversary) 
S38?        (2008 ArrowCorps5; GRY border) 
S39?        (NOAC09;) 
S40?        (2010 National Jamboree; BSA 100th Anniversary) 
S41?        (Lodge 90th Anniversary) 
S42?        (Owasippe Scout Reservation 100th Anniversary) 
S43?        (NOAC12; Quantum of Service) 
S44?        (standard flap; BLK border, DGY bkgd) 
Data for 56 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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