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Minsi Trails Council (502)
Lehigh Valley, PA
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1969
Lodge Totem: Bow with three peace pipes
Name Translation: To Be in Fellowship 
Changes: 1969: From merger of Pohopoco 44, Ah-Pace 58, and Tunkhannock 476
2007 Membership+: 1022

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

 

 

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Lodge Issues
C1 PUR C M/C     Peace Pipe w/ "44"   
C2?        (3 pipes and bow) 
HC1 BLK   WHT RED BLK BSA; Chenille arrowhead; 50th ANN; ; Pohopoco 44 historical issue   
HC2 WHT   GRN RED BLK BSA (issued 1979 by lodge 44); 50th ANN of 44; Historical issue of Ah-Pace Lodge 58   
HC3 WHT   WHT BLK   chenille issued by lodge 44 as historical issue of Tunkhannock 476   
HF1 RED R WHT DBL  issued by lodge 44; historical issue of Ah-Pace Lodge 58   
HS1 PUR R M/C BLK YEL FDL; 55x126 mm; issued by 44 WIT   
HS2 BLK R WHT RED  PB; Pohopoco 44 historical issue   
HX1 YEL R WHT BLK  issued by lodge 44 as historical issue of Tunkhannock 476   
J1 RED R M/C BLK LYL FDL; CD   
J2 DYL R WHT RED DYL FDL; DJ.; 150 mm; RND   
J3 BLU R M/C BLK TAN Dance Team   
J4 GMY R M/C WHT WHT BSA   
J5 PUR R M/C BLK GRN FDL; Native American with bow shooting 3 peace pipes   
J6?        (Dance Team) 
J7?        (Owl and hanging feathers) 
N1   BLU BLK  SSC   
N2 RED P BLU BLK  SSC; WHT details in river   
R1 RED R BBL RED BRN FDL; "Executive Committee"; no name or number   
S1a RED R M/C BLK  DGR grass; FF; LBL area in smooth HOR WHT cloud; LB; 117 mm   
S1b RED R M/C BLK  DGR grass; solid WHT cloud stitched with ridges; FF   
S1c RED R M/C BLK  very DGR grass; solid WHT cloud stitched with ridges; FF   
S2a DYL R M/C BLK  117 mm; DGR grass   
S2b DYL R M/C BLK  BGR grass   
S2c DYL R M/C BLK  DGR grass   
S3a GRY R M/C BLK  117 mm; BGR grass   
S3b GRY R M/C BLK  very DGR grass   
S3c GRY R M/C BLK  DGR grass   
S4a RED R M/C BLK  111 mm; GRN grass   
S4b RED R M/C BLK  DGR grass   
S5           Listed in error; does not exist   
S6a YEL R M/C BLK  111 mm; GRN grass   
S6b YEL R M/C BLK  DGR grass   
S6.5          
S7 RED R M/C BLK YEL FDL A.R.   
S8 YEL R M/C BLK YEL FDL A.R.   
S9 GRY R M/C BLK YEL FDL A.R.   
S10 RED R M/C BLK YEL FDL A.L.   
S11 YEL R M/C BLK YEL FDL A.L.   
S12 PUR R M/C BLK YEL 52x118 mm; FDL   
S13a PUR R M/C BLK YEL 53x124mm; FDL   
S13b DPR R M/C BLK YEL     
S14a PUR R M/C BLK YEL DJ BRN mtns; FDL   
S14b PUR R M/C BLK YEL DBR mtns   
S15a LBL R M/C BLK YEL FDL; solid WHT EMB; BLK 20th ANN; thin BLK letters   
S15b LBL R M/C BLK YEL LBL twill shows through WHT   
S15c LBL R M/C BLK YEL thick BLK letters   
S16 RED R WHT BLK YEL FDL; 75thOA; 1915-1990   
S16.5 PUR R M/C BLK YEL CD; MVE   
S17 GMY R M/C WHT YEL Outstanding Arrowman Award flap   
S17.5a PUR R M/C BLK YEL BLU sky; Moritz design; MVE   
S17.5b PUR R M/C BLK YEL LBL sky; Moritz design; MVE   
S18 BLK C M/C WHT DYL FDL; "MECHMAVWIKENK"   
S19 SMY R WHT BLK SMY FDL; 25th ANN   
S20 SMY R WHT BLK SMY RED NOAC94; Delegate   
S21 TRQ R M/C BLK WHT NOAC96   
S22 BLK R M/C BLK WHT NOAC96; Delegate   
S23 RED R M/C WHT GRN BSA; NOAC98   
S24 BLK R M/C WHT GRN BSA; NOAC98; Delegate   
S25 PUR R M/C YEL YEL FDL; (similar to S14, but white is off white)   
S26 PUR R WHT BLK YEL FDL; NOAC 2000   
S27 SMY R WHT BLK YEL FDL; NOAC 2000 Delegate   
S28 RED R M/C RED RED FDL; 2001 NJ   
S29 PUR R M/C BLK LGR FDL; Native American w/ bow shooting three peace pies; MVE   
S30 WHT R WHT BLK WHT FDL; NOAC 2002 Trader   
S31 PUR R WHT BLK WHT FDL; Semi-ghost; NOAC 2002 Delegate   
S32 GMY R M/C BLK LGR Outstanding Arrowman Award flap 2nd issue, like S29   
S33 PUR R M/C BLK DGR oversized; "35 years"; 35th ANN   
S34 M/C C M/C RED RED NE-4A Service Lodge; "Conclave"   
S35 M/C C M/C RED RED like S34; "STAFF" in white cloud   
S36 BLK R BLK WHT BLK like S29; BLK Semi-ghosted; NOAC 2004 trader   
S37 PUR R PUR WHT PUR like S36; PUR Semi-ghosted; NOAC 2004 delegate   
S38 M/C C M/C BLK LBL 2005 National Jamboree   
S39 GRM C WHT BLK WHT Native American w/ LED glasss; NOAC06 fundraiser   
S40 PUR C WHT BLK WHT Native American w/ LED glasss; NOAC06 trader   
S41 BLK R M/C BLK ROR NOAC06 delegate; ORG background sunset w/ smoke (NOAC06; BLK border delegate set) 
S42?        (First World Scout Winter Games) 
S43?        (40th Anniversary) 
S44?        (Home of the 2009 Region Chief; RED border) 
S45?        (Home of the 2009 Region Chief; SMY border) 
S46?        (NOAC09; PUR border) 
S47?        (NOAC09; YOR border, trader) 
S48?        (NOAC09; YEL border, trader) 
S49?        (NOAC09; RED border, trader) 
S50?        (2010 National Jamboree) 
S51?        (2011 Indian Summer) 
S52?        (NOAC12; Mike/Ike) 
S53?        (NOAC12; Home of Peeps) 
S54?        (NOAC12; Home of Goldenberg's Peanut Chews, contingent) 
X1 BLK R BLU PUR  oval; "service patch"   
X2 RED R M/C  RED FDL; (2001 NJ); issued w/ S28; (council issue, not lodge)   
X3 PUR C M/C   bottom piece of S38; 2005 National Jamboree   
X4 BLK R M/C  TAN NOAC delegate w/ S41 (NOAC06; BLK border delegate set) 
X5?        (Service Award) 
X6?        (NOAC09; PUR border) 
X7?        (NOAC09; YEL border, trader) 
X8?        (NOAC09; RED border, trader) 
X9?        (2010 National Jamboree) 
X10?        (NOAC12; Mike/Ike) 
X11?        (NOAC12; Home of Peeps) 
X12?        (NOAC12; Home of Goldenberg's Peanut Chews, contingent) 
 
ZC1?          
ZS1 RED C M/C BLK  (xflip97esales fake)   

Blue Book Chapter Listings

Ah' Pace
  No known chapter issues    

Poho Poco
  No known chapter issues    

Pokawachne
R1 BLK R ORG BLK        
X1 PUR R M/C WHT LBL Otter in water    
X2 GMY R M/C WHT LBL Otter in water; award issue    

Quekolis
  No known chapter issues    

Tunkhannock
X1 RED R DGR BLK YEL Chapter service award    

Wapagokhos
R1 RED R WHT RED BLK Chapter award patch    

Watschu-allanque
  No known chapter issues    

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eX1997 YEL R BLU WHT YEL Lodge Leadership Development 1997   
eX1999?        (1999 Fall Fellowship; event was not held) 
eX1999 LYL R M/C BBL   30th ANN event patch   
eX2004-1 PUR R M/C     Winter Banquet; "1924"; "44"   
eX2004-2 PUR R M/C     Spring Weekend; "1938"; "58"   
eX2004-3 PUR R M/C     Summer Picnic; "1952"; "476"   
eX2004-4 PUR R M/C     Fall Weekend; "75 Years of Tradition"   
S-51.1   2011 NE-5B SERVICE LODGE 
S-58   1915 - 2015 OA Centennial issue 
S-59   NE-5b Conclave Service Lodge 
S55?   (standard flap, 2013) 
S56   Treasure Island Ceremonial Grounds Preservation - $10 Fundraiser 
S57   Treasure Island Ceremonial Grounds Preservation - $100 Fundraiser 
Data for 121 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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