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Greater Niagara Frontier Council (380)
Cheektowaga, NY
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1967
Lodge Totem: Longhouse
Name Translation: People of the Longhouse  (Iroquois)
Changes: 1967: From merger of Ganosote 159 and Tuscarora 284
2007 Membership+: 1028

+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 YEL C M/C RED RED FDL; PUR NOAC 2004 Ames Iowa Lodge 159 Delegate; Trader Delegate Patch (NOAC04; YEL border) 
A2 WHT C M/C RED RED FDL; PUR NOAC 2004 Ames Iowa Lodge 159 Delegate; True Delegate Patch (NOAC04; WHT border) 
F1a GRY R LBL BLU YEL FDL NE5A Home of the Northeast Region chief TR   
F1b GRY R LBL BLU YEL FDL NE5A Home of the Northeast Region chief TL   
F2a SMY R LBL BLU YEL FDL NE5A Home of the Northeast Region chief TR   
F2b SMY R LBL BLU YEL FDL NE5A Home of the Northeast Region chief TL   
F3a DYL R PUR RED RED FDL; 46x108mm; NOAC2000 w/X6 & X7; TAN lock stitch; TR;   
F3b DYL R PUR RED RED TL Copper Lockstitch   
F4a WHT R DBL YEL YEL FDL BLK NOAC 2002 TRS 3 piece set w/X10 &X11 (NOAC02; issued with X10 and X11, TRS) 
F4b WHT R DBL YEL YEL FDL BLK NOAC 2002 TLS 3 piece set w/X10 &X11 (NOAC02; issued with X10 and X11, TLS) 
F5 WHT R NBL M/C  WHT NOAC 2002 Delegates RED WWW RED NE3A Delegates -Trader (NOAC02; delegate "trader" flap) 
F6 SMY R NBL M/C  WHT NOAC 2002 Delegates RED WWW RED NE3A Delegates - Delegate (NOAC02; delegate SMY border) 
F7?        (NOAC09;) 
J1 GRN R M/C GRN RED FDL; 200 mm RND; shows flaps of lodges that merged into 159   
J2 FGR R M/C FGR RED FDL; 180mm round; Celebrates recent lodge awards   
N1 DBL P WHT BLK GRY FDL; 125x175 mm; EMB QC design   
N2 DBL P WHT BLK GRY FDL; Same design as N1; NBL EMB Lodge Executive Committee position & year of service   
P1 BLK R M/C WHT  123x175 mm QC; 4 smokestacks   
P2 BLK R M/C WHT  120x167 mm QC; 6 smokestacks   
P3 BLK R M/C WHT RED FDL; 124x170 mm QC   
R1 BLU R M/C BLU  BICENTENNIAL; 1776-1976   
R1.5 RED R YEL   RED WWW 159 The Conservation Trail TR (The Conservation Trail) 
R2 BLK R M/C BLU BLU FDL; 78mm round; GRN "Are you a turtle"; NOAC 2004 Fundraiser (NOAC04 fundraiser) 
R3 BLK R M/C ORG BLU FDL; 78mm round; GRN "Are you a turtle"; NOAC 2004 Fundraiser (NOAC04 fundraiser) 
R4 BLK R M/C PUR BLU FDL; 78mm round; GRN "Are you a turtle"; NOAC 2004 Fundraiser (NOAC04 fundraiser) 
R5 BLK R M/C RED BLU FDL; 78mm round; GRN "Are you a turtle"; NOAC 2004 Fundraiser (NOAC04 fundraiser) 
R6?        (NOAC06; Four Seasons set, round w/ four segments) 
S1a BLK R M/C DGR  FF; DPR mountains; 6 trees left of number; MAN backing   
S1b BLK R M/C DGR  PUR mountains; 6 trees left of number; WHT backing; FF   
S1c BLK R M/C DGR  DPR mountains; 5 trees left of number; MAN backing; FF   
S2a BLK R M/C DGR RED 10x9.5mm FDL; dark LBL sky; 6 trees left of number; PB (1979)   
S2b BLK R M/C DGR RED 10x9.5mm FDL; TRQ sky; 6 trees left of number; PB (1983)   
S2c BLK R M/C DGR RED 9x8mm FDL; PBL sky; 5 trees left of number; WHT PB (issued after S9) (1989)   
S2d BLK R M/C DGR RED 10x9.5mm FDL; TRQ sky; 6 trees left of number; like S2b; thick WHT rubber PB; 1985   
S2e BLK R M/C DGR RED 10x9.5mm FDL; Dark LBL sky; 6 trees left of number; like S2a; CB; 1979   
S3 GRY C M/C BLK BLK FDL; NOAC81 "DELEGATE"   
S4 BLK R M/C BLK  NOAC83 "DELEGATE"   
S5 SMY R M/C DGR RED FDL; NOAC86; "DELEGATE"   
S6 BLU R DBL GMY GMY FDL; NOAC88   
S7 GMY R PUR WHT RED FDL; 50th ANN of lodge 159 (Ganosote and Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee); 1989   
S8 NBL R M/C GRN RED FDL; NOAC90   
S8.5           Listed in error; duplicate of S2c   
S9 SMY R M/C DBR RED FDL; 25th ANN of HO-DE-NO-SAU-NEE lodge (1992)   
S10 BLK R M/C BLK RED FDL; Niagara Falls scene   
S11 BLK R M/C BLK RED FDL; Niagara Falls scene; NOAC94   
S12 BLK R M/C BLK RED FDL; WHT stitching in waterfall   
S13 BLK R M/C RED YEL 20 x 14 mm FDL   
S14 BLK R M/C RED RED FDL; NOAC96; "People of the Longhouse"   
S15 WHT R M/C RED RED FDL; NOAC96; Delegate flap   
S16 WHT R M/C RED YEL FDL; similar to S13   
S17 BLK R TRQ BLK  1998 NOAC Trader w/X4   
S18 WHT R TRQ BLK  1998 NOAC Delegate w/X5   
S19 TRQ R TRQ TRQ TRQ FDL; WHT "Host Lodge NE5A Conclave 2000"; ghost of S13;   
S20 BLK C BLK SMY SMY FDL, SMY 2001 National Jamboree   
S21 BLU R BLU WHT BLU FDL; "Lodge delegate NE-3A 2001 Conclave" (UV MAN); "Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee" (UV PNK);   
S22 WHT R WHT WHT RED FDL WHT Ghost red 159,NE3A, Arrow Best all around lodge 2001   
S23 WHT R GRN GRN GRN FDL Wht 2002 NE3A Conclave Delegate Green Ghost   
S24 RED R M/C ORG  DGR NOAC 2002 YEL NE3A Section Set   
S25 LGY R M/C WHT RED FDL WHT 2002 "Philmont"   
S26 RED R RED RED  WHT Best All Around Lodge 2002, 159, www NE3A   
S27 WHT R RED RED RED FDL; BLK "2003 NE-3A Conclave Delegate"   
S28 DBL R ORG ORG ORG FDL; DBL "2004 NE-3A Conclave Delegate"   
S29 DGR R M/C BLK YEL FDL WHT NE3A 2004 NOAC Ames, IA Section Set   
S30 DBL R M/C RED WHT FDL WHT 159 NOAC 2004 w/X13   
S31 RED R M/C BLK BLU FDL RED 159, WWW Design of S2 NOAC 2006 Fundraiser, does not mention NOAC   
S32 WHT R M/C RED WHT FDL RED 159, WWW Design of S2 NOAC 2006 Fundraiser, does not mention NOAC   
S33 BLU R M/C RED WHT FDL RED 159, WWW Design of S2 NOAC 2006 Fundraiser, does not mention NOAC   
S34 WHT R BLK BLK BLK FDL; WHT "2005 NE-3A Conclave Delegate"; WHT Skull/Crossbones   
S35 BLK R M/C RED YEL FDL; RED WWW & "159/380"; Same design as S13 (159/380; uses both lodge and council number) 
S36?        (2006 Conclave Delegate) 
S37?        (NOAC06; RED border, trader) 
S38?        (NOAC06; GMY border, delegate) 
S39?        (NOAC06; NE-3A set) 
S40?        (40th Anniversary, BLK border) 
S41?        (40th Anniversary, WHT border) 
S42?        (2007 Conclave; RED monochrome) 
S43?        (2010 National Jamboree) 
S44?        (NOAC12;) 
S45?        (NOAC12; NE-3A section design) 
X0.3 RED R BLK GRN  80x101 mm; Red 159 WWW; 5 year Anniversary; previously listed as X2.5   
X0.7 WHT R BLK GRN  YEL "I Expect To Pass This Way But Once"; 80x127 mm REC; 1972; (same as eX1972) 
X1 WHT R BLK RED  BICENTENNIAL COUNTDOWN MINUS 2; 115x77 mm REC; 1974   
X2 BLK R LBL BLU  BICENTENNIAL COUNTDOWN MINUS 1; 124x76 mm OVL; 1975   
X2.5           Now listed as X0.3   
X3 BRN C M/C GRN GMY FDL; NOAC92; 46x113 mm longhouse   
X4 BLK R M/C  YEL FDL 98 NOAC Trader w /S17   
X5 WHT R M/C  YEL FDL 98 NOAC Delegate w/S18   
X6 DYL R PUR  GMY FDL; 2000 NOAC CSP w/F3 and X7; WHT "Greater Niagara Frontier";   
X7a DYL R PUR  RED FDL; 2000 NOAC w/F3 and X6; TAN lock stitch;   
X7b DYL R PUR  RED YEL lock stitch   
X8 WHT C DBL YEL YEL FDL; 2000 NOAC True Delegate Patch; (BB V wrongly identified this as the Trader)   
X9 RED C DBL YEL YEL FDL; 2000 NOAC Trader Delegate Patch; (BB V wrongly identified this as the True Delegate)   
X10 WHT R DBL RED YEL FDL RED NOAC 2002 Red Chapter NamesChevron x/F4 & X11 Fundraiser set (NOAC02; 3 piece set -- either F4 variety, X10, X11) 
X11 WHT R DBL  YEL FDL RED NOAC 2002 Yellow Council Name CSP w/F4 & X10 (NOAC02; 3 piece set -- either F4 variety, X10, X11) 
X12 M/C C BRN WHT RED FDL; BLK 2005 National Jamboree (2005 Jamboree) 
X13 DBL R M/C DBL DBL FDL BLK WWW NOAC 2004 Lodge 159 w/S30   
X14?        (NOAC06; RED border, trader) 
X15?        (NOAC06; GMY border, delegate) 
X16?        (NOAC06; Four Seasons set, round w/ four segments) 
X17?        (NOAC06; Four Seasons set, round w/ four segments) 
X18?        (NOAC06; Four Seasons set, round w/ four segments) 
X19?        (NOAC06; Four Seasons set, round w/ four segments) 
X20?        (NOAC09;) 
X21?        (NOAC12;) 
 
YF1 RED R LBL BLU YEL FDL NE5A Home of the Northeast Region chief; possible sample   
YS1 RED R M/C DGR  like S1 (sample?)   
YS2 BLU R M/C RED YEL Like S13 (Sample?)   
YX1 BRN C BRN   Dangle 45mmX38mm NOT AN OA Item GNFC contingent Item for 2005 Jamboree (2005 Jamboree) 
ZF1           Listed in error; duplicate of YF1   
ZF2           Listed in error; duplicate of YF1   
ZS1 BLK R M/C RED YEL Identical to S13 but ZS1 has PB "Chang fake"   

Miscellaneous Items and User Added Images
Metal Neckerchief Slide     
Lodge Jacket     
Lodge Visor/Hat     
Lodge Fleece     
Lodge Golf Shirt     
Lodge Hooded Sweatshirt     
S46        2013 National Jamboree 

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Amherst
  No known chapter issues    

Apache
  No known chapter issues    

Cattaraugus
  No known chapter issues    

Cayuga
  No known chapter issues    

Cazenovia
N1 RED P WHT RED  SSC; No Lodge Name; Vintage OA Native American head in center; 1974    

Ellicott
J1a DBL R WHT BLK  Arrowhead shape; 160x100mm; 64mm Lodge name    
J1b DBL R WHT BLK  Arrowhead Shape; 152x100mm; 60mm Lodge name    
J2 GRY R WHT BLK  151mm Round; OA MGM jacket patch; BLK Lodge 159    
N1           Number skipped by error    
N2a BLU P WHT BLK  SSC; 147mm chapter name; BLK "Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee"    
N2b BLU P WHT BLK  SSC; 134mm chapter name; BLK "Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee"    
N2c LBL P WHT BLK  SSC; 147mm; BLK "Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee"    
R1?        (Ceremonial Team)  
X1 YEL R WHT DBL   1975 ELECTION TEAM    

Erie
  No known chapter issues    

Iroquois
  No known chapter issues    

Ken Ton
N1           

Kenton
N1 BLK P BLU RED   RED "Ken ton"; 100mm tall embroidered Indian; No Lodge Name    

Mohawk
  No known chapter issues    

Niagara
N1 DBL P LBL RED WHT FDL; Embroidered; Same design as X2; 151x136mm; 1977    
X1 RED R BLU RED  twill; 150x132mm; RED and Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee (1970)    
X2 WHT R M/C RED WHT FDL; solid; 155x138mm and "Ho-De-No-Sau-Nee" (1977)    
eN1979-1  C DBL BLU BLU BSA; SSC; Given to participants at JLT; No Lodge Name    
eN1979-2  C DBL RED RED BSA; SSC; Given to participants at JLT; No Lodge Name    

Ongara
  No known chapter issues    

Onondaga
  No known chapter issues    

Pioneer
  No known chapter issues    

Polaris
  No known chapter issues    

Portage
eR1968 WHT R ORG WHT  Skill instructor training    
eR1969 WHT R LBL   Winter Skills    

Rainbow
  No known chapter issues    
YN1           
YN1           Now listed as 159 N2 lodge issue variation    

Red Jacket
  No known chapter issues    

Scajaqueda
  No known chapter issues    

Seneca
  No known chapter issues    

Silver Lakes
  No known chapter issues    

Steel
R1 BRN C WHT TRQ  79mm Steel Dist.Chapter; Native American holding an arrow; No Lodge Name    

Theodore Roosevelt
  No known chapter issues    

Tonawandas
  No known chapter issues    

Two Nations
  No known chapter issues    

White Pine
  No known chapter issues    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eX1972      Double Listed as the X0.7. It is not an event patch. (same as X0.7) 
eX1973 RED C WHT BLK  Spring Conclave   
eX1980 WHT C WHT DBL WHT Conclave; FDL   
eR1981 RED R WHT RED WHT FDL Spring Conclave   
eR1982 RED R TAN BLK  Conclave   
eX1984 YEL R GRN RED GRN FDL Spring Conclave   
eR1987 BRN R BLU BRN BRN FDL Conclave   
eR1988 GMY R RED WHT WHT FDL Conclave   
eR1989 DBL R BLU BLK RED FDL; 50th Anniversary Conclave   
eR1990 YEL R WHT YEL BLK FDL & BSA Conclave   
eX2001 BLU R M/C WHT DYL FDL; Conclave   
2002 Activities   (all four, joined as a set) 
eX2002-1 M/C C YEL RED YEL FDL; BLK 35th Anniversary 1967-2002   
eX2002-2 M/C C GRY WHT YEL FDL; WHT Section Conclave NE3A Weekend (NE-3A Conclave) 
eX2002-3 M/C C LBL RED  BLK People of the Longhouse; WHT Lodge Conclave 2002   
eX2002-4 M/C C YEL BLK YEL FDL; BLK Ordeal/Brotherhood Weekend 2002   
eX2002-5 RED R M/C RED RED FDLs; 112x83 REC; Lodge Conclave 2002   
eX2003-1 LBR R LBL M/C YEL FDL; 1st Winter Conclave   
eX2003-2 BLK R BLU GRN RED FDL; 120x140mm OVAL; Lodge Conclave; BLK Chapter Abbreviations   
eR2004 LGY C BLK YEL RED FDL; Winter Conclave   
eX2005-1 BLK R YEL BLU BLU FDLs; Winter Conclave; BLU "Up Up and OA"; RED Superman Logo   
eX2005-2 RED R WHT  YEL FDL; LBL WWW; RED 159; M/C Indian Head; BLK Chap. Abbrevs, GNFC 380, 2005 (2005 Conclave, Indian head design with chapter abbreviations) 
eX2006?        (2006 Summer Conclave) 
Data for 163 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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