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Samoset Council (627)
Wausau, WI
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1936
Lodge Totem: Deer antler
Name Translation: The Leaping Buck 
Changes: 1939: Changed name from Tesomas
2007 Membership+: 679

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

 

 

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Lodge Issues
A1           Now listed as eA1961-2   
A2           Now listed as eA1966   
A3           Now listed as eA1971-2   
C1 WHT   M/C BLK   type 10   
F1      Now listed as eF1954  
F2 RED R BLK YEL BLK NOAC 1994  
F3 BLK R PUR BLK GRY NOAC 2000  
J1 M/C C M/C BLK  RED "1936-1986" WWW 96; (50th ANN)  
J2?        (lodge 75th anniversary)
L1   LBR DBR  Order of the Arrow Historical trail (1996) (Also issued to non-OA members)  
L2?         
N0.5   LYL GRN  EMB (Unverified usage)  
N0.7   RED LGY  EMB; "25th"  
N1      Now listed as Headwaters N1  
N2a     YEL DGR   SSC; DRD WWW   
N2b     LYL DGR   SSC; RED WWW   
N2         
N2.5      Now listed as Headwaters N2  
N3           Now listed as Headwaters N3   
N4           Now listed as Headwaters N4   
N4.5      Now listed as Headwaters N5  
N5           Now listed as Headwaters N6   
N6 DYL   DYL RED RED SSC; 50th anniversary   
P1 RED R DYL RED  with DBR deer; QC; all DBR muzzle  
P2a RED R DYL RED   DBR deer w/WHT muzzle; QC   
P2b RED R DYL RED  BLK line around complete tail  
P3a RED R DYL RED RED FDL; WHT nose; QC   
P3b RED R DYL RED RED YEL nose  
R1 LGY C GRN DYL  Area 7F 1951 Conference badge. Not a standard lodge issue.  
R2 RED R WHT BLK YEL Part of event set, 1983-84   
R3?        (Lodge 75th Anniversary; with events segments)
S1a RED C DYL RED  BRN deer; tops of W's are parallel to arrow; no tags from name to bdr (Non event FF)  
S1b RED C DYL RED  DBR deer; tops of W's form arc; tags from name to bdr; (Non event FF)  
S1c RED C DYL RED   top of W's form arc; no tags from name to bdr; (Non event FF)   
S2a RED R DYL RED  51x119 mm; tail not outlined; FR/E; pointed trees; LBR deer  
S2b RED R DYL RED   regular R/E; rounded trees; tags from name to bdr   
S3 RED R DYL RED  51x110 mm; DBR deer; tail not outlined; HOR EMB crossbar on arrow  
S4 RED R DYL RED  BRN deer; BLK outline around tail  
S4.5 RED R DYL RED RED 51mm x 118mm, rounded corners, FDL  
S5a RED R DYL RED RED FDL; RBR deer; BRN lockstitch; square corners 52x129mm  
S5b RED R DYL RED RED FDL; RBR deer  
S5c RED R DYL RED RED FDL; MAR lockstitch   
S5d RED R DYL RED RED FDL; RBR deer; clear lockstitch  
S6a RED R M/C WHT WHT FDL; 50th Ann; 8 mm high "TOM KITA CHARA"  
S6b RED R M/C WHT WHT 5 mm high "TOM KITA CHARA"  
S7 RED R DYL RED RED FDL; DBR deer; Swiss  
S7.5 RED R DYL RED RED CD, DBR deer  
S8 RED R DYL RED RED FDL; WWW left of deer; MVE  
S9 RED R YEL RED RED FDL; PB; WWW left of deer  
S10 LPR R GRN BLK BLK RED 60  
S11 RED R DYL RED RED WWW Located Left of Deer ; TAN antlers  
S12 YEL R M/C WHT  (NOAC 2002)  
S13 WHT R WHT WHT WHT Ghost flap  
S14 RED R YEL RED RED ORG sky, SQU corners  
S15 BLK R YEL RED RED ORG sky, SQU corners; traded at NOAC02  
S16 RED R DYL RED RED ORG sky, rounded corners  
S17 BLK C M/C YEL BLK NOAC04  
S18 RED R RWB GMY GMY JAM05  
S20?        (NOAC06; BLK ghost)
S21?        (70th Anniversary)
S22?        (NOAC09; BLK border)
S23?        (NOAC09; ORG border)
S24?        (2010 National Jamboree)
S25?        (lodge 75th anniversary)
S26?        (NOAC12; WHT border)
S27?        (NOAC12; GMY border)
X1 RED C WHT GRN  WAB; DYL Wisconsin  
X2 RED C WHT GRN  DYL OA; WHT twill Wisconsin; MVE  
X3           Now listed as eX1976-2   
X4           Now listed as eX1988-1   
X5 YEL R M/C  RED FDL; NOAC 2002  
X6?        (NOAC06; BLK ghost)
X7?        (NOAC09; BLK border)
X8?        (NOAC09; ORG border)
X9?        (2010 National Jamboree)
X10?        (NOAC12; WHT border)
X11?        (NOAC12; GMY border)
 
YC1 WHT   M/C BLK   type 9   
YN1           See Headwaters chapter N's   
YR1           Now listed as eR1946   
ZS1?        (Handmade fake)

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Ahdawagam
S1 WHT R PCH BLK RED CD; 124x53 mm; pink flamingo; "TRADING FLAP"  
S2 BLK R PCH BLK RED ORD    
S3 BLU R PCH BLK RED BRO    
S4 RED R PCH BLK RED VIG    

Headwaters
N1     LBR BRN   SSC; formerly listed as lodge N1    
N2     DYL BRN   SSC; Headwaters; formerly listed as lodge N2.5    
N3     WHT BRN   SSC; Headwaters; formerly listed as lodge N3    
N4     TAN BRN   SSC; Headwaters; formerly listed as lodge N4    
N5 BRN P GRN BRN   SSC; Headwaters; formerly listed as lodge N4.5    
N6 BRN P TAN BRN   SSC; formerly listed as lodge N5    

Mushkodany
  No known chapter issues    

Muskie Trails
N1     RED BLK        

Ojibwa
  No known chapter issues    

Rib Mountain
J1 BLK C ORG RED   oval; BLK 1967    
R1 SMY R GRN M/C   Mountain Dew design    
R2 ORG R BLK WHT        

Rib Mountain
S1?        (RED border)
S2?        (LGR monochrome)

eX2009?
eX2009?        2009 Spring Work Trek  

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eA1941   RED   Fellowship Conference; Felt  
eR1945 GRN C WHT RED  Tomkita Chara; "Conference"  
eR1946 BRN C WHT RED  Conference; formerly listed as YR1  
eR1949 BRN  WHT GRN  Felt; "Conference"  
eR1950 DYL  WHT BLK  Felt: "Conference"  
eX1951 LGY C GRN LGY  Fall Conference  
eX1952 BLK C RED DYL     
eX1953 WHT C ORG RED  Conference  
eZF1954-2?         
eF1954 RED C GRN RED  FF; formerly listed as F1  
eX1955 RED C BLK YEL  Fall Conference  
eX1956 RED C DKH DGR  TRI; "Fall Conference"  
eX1957 GRY C GRY   Hex  
eX1958 RED C WHT GRN   Conference '58   
eX1959 RED C WHT BLK  Fall Conference 59  
eX1960 RED C WHT BLK  Fall Conference  
eA1961-1 BLU C GRY GRN   25th ANN; "Fall Camporee"; error patch   
eA1961-2 BLK C GRY GRN  25th ANN; "Fall Conference"; formerly listed as A1  
eX1962 WHT R DYL GRN  Fall Conference  
eX1963 DYL R LGY DGR  Fall Conference  
eX1964 RED R GRN DYL  Fall Conference  
eX1965 BLK C DYL BLK  Fall Conference; 50thOA  
eA1966 WHT C M/C RED  (30th ANN); formerly listed as A2  
eR1967-1 YEL R BLK WHT  Spring Conference  
eX1967-2 RED R GRY BLK  Fall Conference  
eX1968-1 RED R GRN DYL  Spring Conference  
eR1968-2 BLK R YEL RED  Fall  
eR1969-1 YEL R LBL   Spring Work Trek  
eA1969-2 RED C PYL WHT  Fall Conference  
eX1970-1 GRN R YEL   Spring Work Trek  
eX1970-2 BLK R M/C RED  1970  
eX1971-1 WHT R WHT   35th ANN; "Spring Work Trek"  
eA1971-2 BLK C DYL RED  35th ANN; Fall '71; formerly listed as A3  
eN1971-3   DYL RED  SSC; 35th ANN; Fall '71  
eX1972-1 RED C M/C RED  1972 Spring  
eX1972-2 RED C LGY BLK  Fall Conference  
eX1973-1 RED R BLK WHT  Spring  
eX1973-2 RED R GRN YEL  Fall  
eR1974-1 GRN R WHT BLK  Work Trek  
eX1974-2 BLU R M/C BLK  Fall  
eX1975-1 BLK R WHT RED  Spring  
eX1975-2a BLK R M/C RED   Fall ; RBR deer   
eX1975-2b BLK R M/C RED   Fall ; Light RBR deer   
eX1975-2         
eX1976-1 DBL R WHT YEL  40th ANN; BIC, Spring Work Trek  
eX1976-2 GRY R DBL WHT  40th ANN; BIC, Fall Conference; formerly listed as X3  
eN1976-3   WHT WHT  SSC; 40th ANN; BIC, Fall Conference  
eZX1976-4?        (Handmade Fake)
eX1977-1 LGY R LBL WHT LGY Spring Work Trek '77 BSA  
eX1977-2 BLK R YEL RED  Fall Conference 1977  
eX1978-1 BLK R YEL BLK BLK Spring Worktrek 1978  
eX1978-2 BLK R GRN BLK BLK Fall Conference 1978  
eX1979-1 BLK R YEL BLK BLK Spring Work Trek '79  
eA1979-2 WHT C M/C RED WHT Fall 1979  
eX1980-1 RED R GRN BLK YEL Spring Work Trek 1980  
eX1980-2 LGY R M/C RED RED Fall Conference 80  
eX1981-1 LBL R PUR BLK YEL Spring Work Trek 1981  
eX1981-2 BLK R GRN RED LGY Fall Conference 1981; 45th Ann.  
eR1982-1 YEL R RED BLK BLK Spring Work Trek 1982  
eX1982-2 BLK R BLU RED  Fall Conference '82  
eR1983-1 BLK R BLU RED  Spring Work Trek 1983  
eR1983-2 RED R WHT BLK YEL Set of 4; also listed as R2   
eX1983-3 RED R WHT   Set of 4; "Fall Conference '83"  
eX1983-4 RED R WHT     Set of 4; "Christmas Banquet '83"   
eX1984-1 RED R WHT   Set of 4; "Spring Work Trek '84"  
eX1984-2 BLK C FGR RED RED 1984 Fall Conference   
eX1985-1 YEL R LBL YEL RED Spring Work Trek 1985  
eX1985-2 BRN R M/C RED RED 1985 Fall Conference  
eX1986-1 RED R ORG BLK RED 50th Ann.; Spring Work Trek 1986   
eA1986-2 WHT R M/C RED WHT 50th Ann.; 1986 Fall Conference  
eR1987-1 RED R YEL GRN GRN Spring Work Trek 1987   
eX1987-2 RED R WHT RED RED Fall Conference 1987   
eX1988-1 RED R YEL RED RED Dome shaped; center piece for other eX1988 patches; formerly listed as X4   
eX1988-2 RED R YEL RED   Spring Work Trek 88   
eX1988-3 RED R YEL RED   Fall Conference 88   
eX1988-4 RED R YEL RED RED Christmas Banquet 1988   
eX1989-1 BLK R LBL RED BLK 1989 Spring Work Trek   
eX1989-2 RED R WHT RED BRN 1989 Fall Conference   
eX1990-1 RED R M/C BLK BLK Spring Work Trek; 75th OA Ann.   
eX1990-2 RED R M/C BLK BLK 1990 Fall Conference   
eX1990-3 RED R M/C RED RED 75th Ann. 1990 Holiday Banquet  
eX1991-1 BLK R BLU BLK BLK 1991 Spring Work Trek   
eX1991-2 GRY R GRY RED RED Fall Conference 1991   
eX1991-3 RED R M/C RED RED 1991 Holiday Banquet   
eX1992 RED R M/C RED   Fall Conference 1992   
eX1993 BLK R M/C BLK RED Fall Conference 1993  
eA1994 BLK R M/C BLK BLK Fall Conference 1994   
eR1995 RED R M/C RED BLK 1995 Fall Conference   
eX1996 PUR R M/C BLK ORG 60 Years; 1996 Fall Conference  
eR1997 RED R M/C WHT   1997 Fall Conference   
eA1998 RED C YEL RED RED Fall Conference 1998   
eR1999 RED R YEL BLK RED No patch issued 1999 Fall Conference   
eX2000 BLK R M/C     OA Fall Conference 2000   
eX2001 BLK R WHT RED   65th ANN; Fall Conference 2001   
2002 Fall Conference    
eR2002 ORG R BLK WHT WHT Harley Davidson design; "Fall 2002"   
2003 Fall Conference    
eR2003 RED R M/C WHT DBL Fall Conference 2003   
2004 Fall Conference    
eX2011-1?        (2011 Winter Banquet; Lodge 75th Anniversary)
eX2011-2?        2011 Spring Work Trek; Lodge 75th Anniversary)
eX2011-3?        2011 Dedicated Service; Lodge 75th Anniversary)
eX2011-4?        2011 Fall Conference; Lodge 75th Anniversary)
Data for 201 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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