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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YF1 BLK R WHT BLK   Like F4 w/ BLK border   
YR1 BLK  LBL BLK  NOAC46 stenciled on cloth. This badge was never a neckerchief. Usage unknown; possible prototype or limited issue   
YR2 GMY R BLK GMY   GMY 50; GMY 1921-1971' ANN (Fellowship); prototype of R6   
YR3 GMY R BLK DYL   GMY 50; DYL 1921-1971' ANN (Fellowship); prototype of R6   
YX1   WHT RED  183x38 sateen; HOR "National Arrow Meeting 1948"; Verification pending   
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