The Internet Guide to OA Insignia
Abraham Lincoln Council (144)
Springfield, IL
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1938
Lodge Totem: Cardinal
Name Translation:  
Changes: (none)
2007 Membership+: 346

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



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Lodge Issues
X1 RED R WHT BLK  BLK arrowhead around circle; REC  
X2 DYL C RED   segment; WHT 40th award; ANN  
X3 RED R BLK GMY  GMY '65 years of service', '1938 2003'; issued with S23  
X4?        (2006 NOAC)
X5?        (Cook Crew)
X6?        (NOAC09; BLK and YEL lettering)
X7?        (NOAC09; BLK and GMY lettering)
X8?        (2010 National Jamboree; TAN border, contingent)
X9?        (2010 National Jamboree; KHK border, staff)
X10?        (2010 National Jamboree; BRN border, trader)
X11?        (NOAC12; RED thread, trader)
X12?        (NOAC12; RMY thread, delegate)
X13?        (2013 National Jamboree; left side of bridge, Troop 239 contingent)
X14?        (2013 National Jamboree; center of bridge, trader)
X15?        (2013 National Jamboree; right side of bridge, for staff)
X16?        (75th Lodge Anniversary "Bustle" Badge) 
X17?        (75th Lodge Anniversary) 
Data for 17 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.

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