There are 17 lodges that stretch across Order of the Arrow sections SR-5 and SR-7B covering North Carolina, South Carolina and a sliver of Georgia. CarolinaOA.com is a website built to share and preserve Scouting history and knowledge of memorabilia among Boy Scout collectors.
Each of the lodges represented in the site has a lodge editor(s) who is charged with providing the latest news on issues from that lodge and also helping to pass on the story of the memorabilia issued over the years.
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I recently acquired a merit badge sash from Charles B. who earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1942 in Tuscarora Council. In our conversation regarding his scouting days he commented on being inducted into the Order of the Arrow with his younger brother during summer camp in 1945. Soon after the camp season had …Read More
Three early pieces from Tsoiotsi Tsogalii Lodge 70 were issued for Elangomat service. In Blue Book they are designated as X2, X3, X4 and were earned in order clockwise on the picture included in this post. The patch set was intended to be worn on the pocket of the uniform and would encourage a brother …Read More
As Boy Scout memorabilia collectors how many of us have side collections that we started to have fun with? In this episode of Cloth Talk 2.0 Hank and I take turns discussing and holding up to the camera side collections that we have put together. One thing that many of these themes have in common …Read More
Wahissa Lodge 118 has a rich history when it comes to Indian affairs. The lodge has produced 7 National Drum Team Champions and 5 individual National dance champions. This particular training weekend was started in honor of the passing of Joshua Matthew Davis. Joshua Matthew Davis DAVIS Mr. Joshua Matthew Davis, 22, of Swan Creek …Read More
It’s the 70th anniversary of Unali’yi Lodge and there is a new flap to celebrate the occasion! There were a total of 500 flaps made for this issue. Unali’yi Lodge has released their 2015 NOAC fund raising flap with a production run of five hundred flaps. Those registered to go to NOAC have been selling …Read More
2014 is a very special year for the Eswau Huppeday Lodge, it marks the 50th anniversary for the lodge. Going along with the theme for this year, we have issued a “first” in our lodge history with the issuance of our ghost flap, it contains several different colors of yellow and gold to make the …Read More
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