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Alamo Area Council (583)
San Antonio, TX
Lodge Data
Chartered: 1931
Lodge Totem: Perpetual burning fire
Name Translation: The Arrowhead Lodge 
Changes: Also known as Arrowhead Lodge 1931-1940
2007 Membership+: 1299

+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 RED  RED WHT  felt; 89mm; WHT EMB inner bdr; (late 1940's)   
A2 RED  RED GRY  felt; 95 mm; GRY EMB inner bdr; 1931-1971; 40th ANN   
F1 YEL C WHT DBR  letter almost BLK; MVE: DBR; FF; (1956)   
F2a YEL C WHT BRN  bottom rt of BLU arrow square; thick WHT 2 mm in flame; (1958)   
F2b YEL C WHT BRN  bottom rt of LBL arrow rounded; thick WHT   
F2c YEL C WHT BRN  bottom rt of BLU arrow rounded; thin WHT 1 mm   
F2d YEL C WHT BRN   Like F2b; bottom rt of PBL arrow rounded; thin WHT 1 mm   
F3 RED R WHT BLU  for BIC; 1976   
F4a YOR R WHT BRN DYL FDL's; PB; TLS (almost NT); (1993)   
F4b YOR R WHT BRN DYL FDL's; PB; TRS (almost NT); (1993)   
F4          
J1?        (lodge 75th Anniversary) 
N1     WHT DBL   stencil; three color totem   
N2   WHT RED  stencil; RED totem   
N3 DYL P WHT BLU  EMB; no W's; (1983)   
N4 DYL P WHT BLU  EMB; RED W's; (1985)   
P1a WHT R LBL RED   202mm QC; WHT base material   
P1b WHT R LBL RED   202 QC; BLU base material   
P1          
R1 WHT C RED WHT  SAN ANTONIO; 60 mm; (1941)   
R2a RED C ORG BLK  KAK Alamo; (1951)   
R2b RED C ORG BLK  TAN Alamo   
R3 WHT R RED WHT  77mm round; BSA PB; CD; "1931 2006"   
R4?        (Lodge 75th Anniversary; YEL border) 
S1a YEL C WHT BRN  116x57; MVE 2 mm thick arrowshaft; LBL & RED in flame stitched on WHT details; (1964)   
S1b YEL C WHT BRN  3 mm thick arrowshaft; WHT details in flame stitched over LBL and RED   
S2 YEL C WHT BRN  103x51; small   
S3 YEL R WHT BRN  117x53; rounded bottom; WHT EMB at base of flame unclear; MVE   
S4a YEL R WHT BRN   regular R/E; MVE   
S4b YEL R WHT DBR      
S5a YEL R WHT BRN  FR/E; BLU arrow 32mm at middle of shaft   
S5b YEL R WHT DBR  BLU arrow 27mm   
S5c DYL R WHT BRN  thin letters; BLU arrow 30 mm   
S5d DYL R WHT BRN  5 mm thick letters; BLU arrow 31 mm at shaft   
S6 DYL R WHT DBR  121x53; BLU arrow 40 mm at shaft; (1970)   
S7 BLK R M/C ORG  YEL inner bdr; BRO; (1970)   
S8 WHT C M/C YEL  bottom BLK bdr makes Texas shape; BRO   
S9 YEL R WHT BRN  1915-1975; "60th" [60th of OA]   
S10a DYL R WHT BRN DYL 2 FDL's; DBL arrow; VER WHT bkgd   
S10b DYL R WHT BRN DYL BLU arrow   
S11 GMY R WHT BRN GMY 2 FDL's; (50th); (1981)   
S12a YEL R WHT BRN YEL 2 SS's; 112x51; HOR WHT bkgd; KAK inner stitch   
S12b LYL R WHT BRN YEL 2 SS's; 122x53; WHT inner stitch   
S12c YEL R WHT BRN YEL 2 SS's; 118x51; YEL inner stitch; MVE   
S12d YEL R WHT BRN YEL 2 SS's; 118x51; 4mm border; KAK inner stitch   
S12e LYL R WHT BRN YEL 2 SS's; 122x53; clear inner stitch   
S12f LYL R WHT BRN YEL 2 SS's; 122x53; LYL inner stitch   
S13 BLK R DYL BLK BLK RED "75"; DJ; (1985)   
S14a LYL R WHT BRN LYL 2 FDL's; CD; CB; 116x55mm MVE-BLU flame color   
S14b LYL R WHT DBR LYL 2 FDL's; CD; CB; 116x60mm   
S15 YEL R WHT BRN YEL 2 FDL's; SWISS; PB; MVE   
S16 YEL R M/C YEL YEL BLK 75 (75thOA)   
S16.5 GMY R BLK RED GMY PB; GMY FDL's; 60th ANN; "1991-1931"   
S17 BLU R BLK BLK  Lenne Lenapi; 1st in legend set; YEL "60"   
S18 BLU R BLK BLK   Lenne Lenapi; 1st in legend; WHT "60"   
S19 BLU R BLK YEL  60; BLK sash; 2nd in legend set   
S20 BLU R BLK YEL  60; BRO sash; 3rd in legend set   
S21 BLU R BLK YEL  60; VIG sash; 4th in legend set   
S22 RED R BLU YEL  60; founders; 5th in legend set   
S23a YOR R WHT BRN DYL FDL's PB; WHT is stitched DIAG left; CB   
S23b YOR R WHT BRN DYL FDL's PB; WHT is stitched DIAG left; PB   
S23 YOR R WHT BRN DYL FDL's; PB; WHT is stitched DIAG left   
S24 DYL R BLK RED DYL '93 Honor Lodge 94"   
S25 YEL R WHT LBR YEL FDLs; PB; small PBL flame; 115x51 mm; (1995)   
S26 YEL R M/C YEL YEL CD; CB; NOAC94   
S27 DBL R RWB M/C M/C CD; PB; Ghost TX flag design; NOAC96   
S28 WHT R DBL YEL YEL ELG; CD; PB; YEL "ATH" & "60" (1995)   
S29 GMY R PUR WHT WHT PB; JAM97   
S30           Same as S29   
S31 BLU R DYL RED YEL NOAC98, CD,CB   
S32 YEL R RWB M/C RED CD,CB; NOAC 2000; RWB ghost like Texas flag   
S33a DYL R BLK RED YEL Legs on W's 6mm; 22mm wide horizontally stitched arrowhead   
S33b DYL R BLK RED YEL Legs on W's 8mm; 25mm wide horizontally stitched arrowhead   
S33c YEL R BLK RED YEL Legs on W's 8mm; 27mm wide vertically stitched arrowhead   
S33          
S34 YEL C/R DBL GRY YEL CD,CB; 2001 Jambo; R/E and C/E   
S35 SMY R DBL WHT SMY CD; PB; 2005NJ; YEL 118mm wide   
S36 YEL C M/C RED YEL BSA PB; CD; "2001 1931"   
S37?        (2007, BRO; BLK and WHT design) 
S38?        (Elangomat; WHT border; 75th Anniversary) 
S39?        Elangomat with 60 instead of 75 
S40?        (VIG; equilateral triangle) 
S40?        100th Anniversary Set 
S41?        (VIG; iscoceles triangle) 
S42?        (BLK border, m/c bkgd; Alamo) 
S43?        Like S-41; NOAC 2009 
S44?        (2010 National Jamboree; BSA 100th Anniversary) 
S45?        100th Anniversary Set 
S46?        100th Anniversary Set 
S47?        100th Anniversary Set 
S48?        100th Anniversary Set 
S50?        NOAC 2012 
S51?        2013 Jamboree 
X1 BLK C WHT BLK  114 mm; feathers; "I" in hutsi restitched; (1954)   
X2 BLK C M/C DYL  DBR tipped 143mm feather; DYL "ATH 60"; thin loop   
X3 BLK C M/C DYL  BLK tipped 144mm feather; DYL "ATH 60"; thicker rope loop   
X4 YEL C M/C YEL YEL 2002NOAC; Odd shaped pepper design that can be worn as flap; LGR/DGR bkgd; CD; PB (NOAC02;) 
X5 YEL C M/C RED  BSA PB; CD; "75 Years of Service"   
X6?        2013 Jamboree 
 
YF1 YEL C WHT     F2 w/ thick border and PB   
YJ1 YEL C WHT BRN   Large flap purported to be from 1960's; pending verification   
YX1 BLK C WHT BRN  diamond; altered by cutting "1957 1X-D CONF"; officially issued by lodge after being cut   
ZS1 YEL R/C DBL GRY YEL CD; PB; GRY arrow; 2001NJ; YEL flap 113mm wide   

Miscellaneous Items and User Added Images
eX2009   2009 Spring Fellowship 
N-5          
S-18        error 
eX2014-3?   Powwow 2014 Staff Recognition 
eX2014-4?   silver border 2014 Powwow participant patch 
eX2014-5?   gold border powwow staff 
N1          
S-52?        Official Ceremonialist Flap - Youth Only 
S-53?        100th OA Anniversary -NOAC Fundraiser 
S-54?        1915 - 2015 NOAC  
R-5   2007 Fellowship 
X-7        Participation center 
R-6        Centennial  
X-8   Winter Banquet 
X-9   Fellowship 2015 
F-5          
S33b          
S33c          
none specified   qty of 100 ordered 
none specified   qty of 100 ordered 
none specified   qty of 110 ordered 

Lodge Event Patches

(Listings from the last edition of Blue Book.)
eX1984 BLK R WHT WHT  Joint Lodge 60-99; w/tab   
eX1985 BLK R M/C BLK BLK Spring Fellowship; Joint event w/Lodge 99 FDL   
eR1993 BLU R M/C BLU BRN FDL; "Lost Pines"; Joint event w/Lodge 99   
eX1994-2?        (1994 Winter Banquet) 
eX1994 BLK R M/C     Spring Fellowship with Lodge 99   
eX2006-1?        (Banquet segment for R4?) 
eX2006-2?        (Fellowship segment for R4?) 
eX2006-3?        (1st Ordeal segment for R4?) 
eX2006-4?        (2nd Ordeal segment for R4?) 
eX2006-5?        (Pow Wow segment for R4?) 
eX2007?        (2007 South Texas Lodge Pentevent; joint issue with lodges 99, 199, 272, and 307) 
eX2008?        (OAmazing Race) 
eX2014-1?        (2014 POWWOW - GRY Border) 
eX2014-2?        (2014 POWWOW - DYL Border - Numbered) 
Data for 138 patches from this lodge and type(s) are shown above.


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