The 2005 Section NE-3B Conclave was held at Camp Trimount and hosted by Half Moon Lodge #28.Â The theme for the weekend was ‘The Path Less Traveled’.
There were at least fiveÂ items issued for the weekend, a pocket patch:
There was also a pocket Patch with a red border, not sure the purpose for this one. Can anyone confirm the reason for the two border colors?
and a Jacket Patch of the same design:
There was also an embroidered neckerchief:
Finally there was a round issued by Half Moon Lodge for those brothers from the Lodge who worked on staff.
Update March 2019
Mia Hubbert sends along images of two previously unlisted items.
Can anyone confirm why this second variation was issued?
there was also a third border color, dark blue.
Does anyone know the reason for this border color?
According to the OA Section List, the Lodges in the section at this time were:
- Haudenosaunee Lodge #19
- Half Moon Lodge #28
- Ona Yote Lodge #34
- Otahnagon Lodge #172
- Kayanernh-Kowa Lodge #219
- Tahgajute Lodge #247
- Kamargo Lodge #294
- Loon Lodge #364
- Onteroraus Lodge #402
Thanks to Tom Wadnola for the scan of the Red pocket patch.
You can find links to other New York Section Conclave issues on this page.
There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal. While the first is the condition of a free society, the second means, as De Tocqueville described it, â€œa new form of servitude.â€…Friedrich August Hayek