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KRS, Khaki & Red Half Strip, 1916- 1953, New Britain Council, OA 234 Keemosahbee, CT


KRS, Khaki & Red Half Strip, 1916- 1953, New Britain Council, OA 234 Keemosahbee, CT
KRS, Khaki & Red Half Strip, 1916- 1953, New Britain Council, OA 234 Keemosahbee, CT

KRS, Khaki & Red Half Strip, 1916- 1953, New Britain Council, OA 234 Keemosahbee, CT    KRS, Khaki & Red Half Strip, 1916- 1953, New Britain Council, OA 234 Keemosahbee, CT

This Is A Boy Scouts Of America, BSA, B. Half Strip, or 1/2 Strip, Khaki & Red Strip, KRS, KHS, KHA & RED, Shoulder Strip to be Worn On The Shoulder Of The Scout Uniform Above The Troop Numbers To Signify Where One Was From, and What Unit You Were Attached To.

Connecticut Had Smaller Councils When these Early Strips Were Out. They were made in VERY Small Quantities, NOT like the CSPs Of Today. Mostly The Executives and Camp Rangers Wore These. These KHA & RED 1/2 Strips Were Worn From The 1920's Through The Early 1950's. They Were Later Replaced By The RWS, Red & White Half Strips, Which Were Used Until The Late 1960's.

VERY HARD ITEM TO FIND!! This Strip Was Actually Received From An Early Eagle Scout From The New Britain Council In Connecticut, and Later The Keemosahbee Council, so we Know for a FACT that this strip came from Connecticut, CT. Red, RED, Lettering, " New Britain ", and Cut Edge Border, Bdr, On This 1/2, Half Strip. Khaki, KHA, Twill Left Rough, TLR, Cloth Material Background. The Back Of The Red Letters and Border Have A Black, BLK, Back Stitch. This New Britain KRS, KHS, Khaki and Red, 1/2, Half Strip Has Been Sewn, BUT VERY Rare from a council and town this small. There were several of these small town councils in New England At This Time. PLEASE SEE FRONT AND BACK PICTURES ABOVE!! New Britain Area Council, # 73, (1916 - 1953), New Britain, Connecticut, Old Region One, New England. The Camps Serving This Council Were : Camp Keemosahbee, and Camp Heinzman.

Keemosahbee Council # 73, (1953 - 1967), New Britain, Connecticut, Old Region One, New England. OA Lodge 234 Keemosahbee was Chartered in 1943, and the Lodge Totem was the Winged Teal.

The Camp Serving This Lodge and Council was: Camp Keemosahbee. In 1953, New Britain Area Council, # 73, Was Renamed Keemosahbee Council # 73.

Nathan Hale Council # 73, (1967 - 1972), New Britain, Connecticut, Conn, CT, Old Region One, New England. Home Of Order Of The Arrow, OA Lodge 234 Wihungen, Which Chartered In 1968 With The Grand Union Flag As The Lodge Totem.

The Camps Serving Nathan Hale Council # 73, (1967 - 1972), New Britain, Connecticut, Conn, CT, and OA Lodge 234 Wihungen, Were : Camp Keemosahbee, and Camp Nahaco. In 1968 OA Lodge 234 Keemosahbee, Keemosahbee Council # 73, New Britain, Connecticut, Merged With OA Lodge 471 Woapalane, Bristol Council # 66, Bristol, Connecticut, to Form The NEW OA Lodge 234 Wihungen, Nathan Hale Council # 73, New Britain, Connecticut.

In 1973 OA Lodges 59 Kiehtan, Middlesex County Council # 674, Middletown, Connecticut, 217 Mattatuck, Mattatuck Council # 80, Waterbury, Connecticut, (234 Keemosahbee, Keemosahbee Council # 73, New Britain, Connecticut), 234 Wihungen, Nathan Hale Council # 73, New Britain, Connecticut (297 Uncas, Eastern Connecticut Council # 76, Norwich, Connecticut), (388 Samson Occum, Pequot Council # 77, New London, Connecticut), 491 Tunxis, Tunxis Council # 79, Torington, Connecticut, (471 Woapalane, Bristol Council # 66, Bristol, Connecticut), and 558 Wipunquoak, Charter Oak Council # 70, Hartford, Connecticut, Merged to Form the NEW OA Lodge 59 Eluwak, Long Rivers Council # 66, Hartford, Connecticut. OA Lodge 59 Eluwak, Long Rivers Council # 66, Hartford, Connecticut, was Chartered in 1973.

The Lodge Totem was a Five Rivers Merging as the Five OA Lodges Merged together. Camps Serving OA Lodge 59 Eluwak and Long Rivers Council Included: Lake Of Isles Scout Reservation, Camp Mattatuck, Camp Nahaco, Camp Pioneer, Camp Workcoemen, Workcoemen Scout Reservation, Camp Tadma, and Long Rivers Council Scout Camps. OA Lodge 59 Eluwak, Long Rivers Council # 66, (1972 - 1995), Hartford, Connecticut, Merged in 1995 with OA Lodge 10 Sassacus, Indian Trails Council # 73, (1971 - 1995), Norwich, Connecticut, to Form the NEW OA Lodge 10 Tschitani, Connecticut Rivers Council, Hartford, Connecticut. PLEASE SEE OUR E-BAY STORE FOR SET PRICES ON FLORIDA ORDER OF THE ARROW PATCHES FROM THE CONLEY WILLIAM'S FLORIDA OA COLLECTION!!

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KRS, Khaki & Red Half Strip, 1916- 1953, New Britain Council, OA 234 Keemosahbee, CT    KRS, Khaki & Red Half Strip, 1916- 1953, New Britain Council, OA 234 Keemosahbee, CT