7-A| 7-B| 7-C| 7-D| 7-DK| 7-E
7-F| 7-G| 7-H| 7-I| 7-J| 7-#
1973 - 1992
1949 - 1972
1938 - 1948


    Need to show councils with disbanded lodges that either recharted with a new name OR merged into a council with existing lodge.

  • A new 7-A consisting of Wisconsin lodges was created from 7-E. They had their first event in 1956, at Camp Bear Paw.

    New Area 7-A (1956-70)
    Wisconsin lodges:
    Shaginappi 61 (1958, '69 host)
    Sinawa 73 (1963, '70 host)
    Tom Kita Chara 96
    Ag-Im 156 (1959, '66 host)
    Chequa 194 (1956, '61, '68 host)
    Wa-Zi-Ya-Ta 233 (1957, '64 host)
    Day Noomp 244 (1962, '67 host)
    Wolverine 501 (1960 host)





  • John Jewett provided a list of the sections that Waupecan Lodge #197 was in:

    Waupecan 197:
    1944-48:Area L
    1949-55:7-B (said until 1956; but became WI that year)
    1956-59:7-DK
    1960-61:7-E
    1962-70:7-C
    1971-72:7-1


  • description

    Area 7-B (1949-55) <did not meet 1949, 50, 51>:
    Northeast Illinois lodges:
    Owasippe 7 (host 1952, '53; to 7-DK)
    Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan 40 (to 7-DK)
    Natokiokan 41
    Wiyapunit 106 (to 7-DK)
    Chief Shabbona 120
    Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak 140
    Nee-Schoock 143
    Leekwinai 157 (to 7-DK)
    Lakota 175 (to 7-DK)
    Waupecan 197 (to 7-DK)
    Noo-Ti-Mis Oh'ke 215 (to 7-DK)
    Wetassa 227
    Wabaningo 248 (to 7-DK)
    1953: Consoke 279 (nc)
        Nawakwa 279
    Shin-Go-Beek 334 (to 7-DK)
    1951: Zhingwak 352 (to 7-DK)
    4/15/54: Saukenuk 504
    Indiana:
    Pokagon 110 (host 1955; to 7-DK)



  • description

    Area 7-B (1956-70) <did not meet 1965>:
    Wisconsin lodges:
    Tichora 146 (host 1959, '69)
    Oh-Da-Ko-Ta 153 (host 1960, '70)
    1965: Chemokemon 226 (host 1966)
        Manquzet 226
        Koshkonong 302
    Mikano 231 (host 1968)
    Wag-O-Shag 280
    Otyokwa 337
    Braves of Decorah 381 (host 1967)
    1957: Chippecotton 524





  • description

    Area 7-C (1949-52) <did not meet 1950, 1951>
    Central Ill. lodges:
    Inali 38 (host 1952)
    Waukheon 55
    Potawatomie 63
    Illini 92
    Kashapiwigamak 191



  • description

    Area 7-C (1953-55, perhaps later?)
    Southern Ill. lodges:
    Inali 38
    Waukheon 55
    Potawatomie 63
    Illini 92 (host 1953-55)
    Blackhawk 94 (from 7-E)
    Cascasquia 115 (from 7-E)
    (western part to)
    Woapink 167, Ambraw Wabash Cncl (from 7-E; split '55)
    (eastern part to Kiondaga 422 in 7-D)
    Cahokia 126 (from 7-E)
    Illinek 132 (from 7-E)
    Maheengun 136 (from 7-E)
    Kashapiwigamak 191
    Mannaseh 81 (from 7-E)
    Ney-A-Ti 240 (from 7-E)



  • This area I would think would've been in 7-DK:

    Area 7-C (1959-62)
    Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak 140 (host 1961)
    Nee-Schoock 143 (host 1959)
    Noo-Ti-Mis Oh'ke 215 (host 19601, 2)
    Wetassa 227 (host 1962)
    Waupecan 197 (from 7-E in 1962)
    plus others...


    1Being listed in this area doesn't seem to make sense
    2Dingwerth says host in 1960. Also, is Big Timber their camp?
    Reference: John Jewett, Waupecan 197


  • description

    Area 7-C (1963-67) <did not meet>
    Natokiokan 41 (from 7-?)
    Wiyapunit 106
    Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak 140
    Nee-Schoock 143
    Waupecan 197
    Wetassa 227
    Consoke 279


    Reference: Frank Dingwerth


  • description

    Area 7-C (1968-70) <did not meet 1969>
    Potawatomie 63
    Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak 140 (host 1970)
    Nee-Schoock 143
    Muc-Kis-Sou 170
    Kashapiwigamak 191
    Waupecan 197
    Wetassa 227
    Consoke 279 (1968 host)
    Inali 38 (was in 7-F, attended both events in 1968*)


    Reference: Frank Dingwerth
    *missing reference



  • description

    Area 7-D (1949-55) <did not meet 1949-52>
    Indiana lodges:
    Tseyedin 65 (to 7-G in 1956)
    Kiskakon 75
    Kickapoo 128 (to 7-G in 1956)
    Papakitchie 142
    Ojibwa 173
    1952: White Beaver 182
        Lone Wolf 182
        Mishawaka 314
    Oposa Achomawi 189 (to 7-DK in 1956)
    So-Aka-Gha-Gwa 212 (to 7-G in 1956)
    Kikthawenund 222 (to 7-G in 1956)
    Me-She-Kin-No-Quah 269
    Wazi Yata 290 (to 7-G in 1956)
    Wahpinachi 308 (to 7-G in 1956)
    Kiondaga 422 (to 7-G in 1956)
       Woapink 167, Ambraw Wabash Cncl (eastern part, from 7-C)
    Tipicon 425
    She-Sheeb 452
    1955: Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk 512* (to 7-H in 1957)



    1952: Lone Wolf 182 merged with Mishawaka 314 to form White Beaver 182
    *missing reference for being in this area when chartered


  • The 1956 7-D patch, hosted by Tipicon 425, shows that the area then covered the northern half of Indiana.

    Area 7-D (1956-58)
    Northern Ind. lodges:
    Kiskakon 75
    Papakitchie 142
    Ojibwa 173
    White Beaver 182 (host 1957)
    Me-She-Kin-No-Quah 269
    Tipicon 425 (host 1956, '58)
    She-Sheeb 452


    In 1958, Area 7-D was renamed 7-H.

    Reference: unpublished list by Frank Dingwerth




  • description

    Area 7-DK (1956-60)
    Owasippe 7
    Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan 40
    Wiyapunit 106
    Oposa Achomawi 189 (host 1957 and 1960)
    Waupecan 197 (to 7-E in 1960)
    Shin-Go-Beek 334 (host 1959)
    Zhingwak 352 (from 7-D in 1956)
    Pokagon 110 (assumed)
    Leekwinai 157 (assumed)
    Lakota 175 (assumed)
    Noo-Ti-Mis Oh'ke 215 (assumed)
    Wabaningo 248 (assumed)


    Reference: John Jewett, Waupecan 197


    Area 7-DK (1963-64)
    1964 conference patch shows 10 lodges:totem:
    Owasippe 7arrow & hand of fellowship
    Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan 40whippoorwill
    Pokagon 110owl
    Leekwinai 157snapping turtle
    Lakota 175 (host 1963)blue goose
    Oposa Achomawi 189 (host 1964)otter
    Noo-Ti-Mis Oh'Ke 215acorn
    Wabaningo 248flying duck
    Shin-Go-Beek 334evergreen
    Zhingwak 352 (host 1962)pine tree



    Area 7-DK (1965-70) <did not meet 1965, 67, 69>
    Owasippe 7
    Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan 40
        Wabaningo 248 (m '69)
    1965: Michigamea 110
        Pokagon 110
        Oposa Achomawi 189
    Leekwinai 157
    Lakota 175
    Noo-Ti-Mis Oh'Ke 215
    Shin-Go-Beek 334
    Zhingwak 352 (host 1968)
    Natokiokan 41 (assumed from 7-C in 1968)
    1968: Kishagamie 106
        Wiyapunit 106 (in 7-DK after 1964)
        1963: Ne Con Che Moka 120
             Chief Shabbona 120 (nc; from 7-C?)





  • description

    Area 7-E (1949-52) <did not meet 1950>
    Southern Ill. lodges:
    Mannaseh 81
    Blackhawk 94
    Cascasquia 115
    Cahokia 126
    Illinek 132
    Maheengun 136
    Woapink 167, Ambraw Wabash Cncl
    Ney-A-Ti 240



  • description

    Area 7-E (1953-55)
    Wisconsin lodges:
    Shaginappi 61
    Sinawa 73
    Tom Kita Chara 96
    Tichora 146
    Oh-Da-Ko-Ta 153
    Ag-Im 156
    Chequah 194
    1953: Manquzet 226
        Maunugezet 226 (nc)
    Mikano 231
    Wa-Zi-Ya-Ta 233
    Day Noomp 244
    Wag-O-Shag 280
    Koshkonong 302
    Otyokwa 337
    Braves of Decorah 381
    12/22/53: Wolverine 501



  • description

    Area 7-E (1956-59)
    Central Ill. lodges:
    Inali 38
    Waukheon 55
    Potawatomie 63
    Illini 92
    Maheengun 136
    1959: Wisaka 170
        9/20/56: Khu-Ku-Koo-Huu 170 (rc)
        Saukenuk 504
    Kashapiwigamak 191


    Reference: Frank Dingwerth


  • Area 7-E disbanded in 1963.

    Area 7-E (1960-62)
    Central Ill. lodges:
    Inali 38 (to 7-F?)
    Potawatomie 63 (to 7-C)
    Illinek 132 (to 7-F)
    Maheengun 136 (to 7-F)
    Wisaka 170 (to ?)
    Kashapiwigamak 191 (to ?)
    Waupecan 197 (from 7-B in 1960; to 7-C 1962)


    Reference: Frank Dingwerth


  • description

    where to place? check geography
    Central Ill. lodges:
    1967: Muc-Kis-Sou 170
    Golden Eagle 313 (from 8-A)
    A-Me-Qua 376 (m '59)
    1959: Wisaka 170
    plus others...





  • Area 7-F consisted of all of the lodges in Wisconsin. The name of the area was changed to 7-E in 1953.

    Area 7-F (1949-52)
    Wisconsin lodges:
    Shaginappi 61
    Sinawa 73
    Tom Kita Chara 96
    Tichora 146
    Oh-Da-Ko-Ta 153
    Ag-Im 156
    Chequah 194
    1950?: Maunugezet 226
        Ka'Katowi Meshe-Ka 226 (dis 1/1/48)
    Mikano 231
    Wa-Zi-Ya-Ta 233
    Day Noomp 244
    Wag-O-Shag 280
    Koshkonong 302
    Otyokwa 337
    Braves of Decorah 381


    Reference: Frank Dingwerth


  • description

    Area 7-F (1956-62)
    Mannaseh 81
    Blackhawk 94
    Cascasquia 115
    Cahokia 126 (by 1962)
    Illinek 132 (was in 7-E?)
    1957: Woapink 167, Lincoln Trails Cncl (by 1962)
    Ney-A-Ti 240


    * Reference: Frank Dingwerth


  • description

    Area 7-F (1966-70) no mtgs odd years: <1963, '65, '67, '69>
    Inali 38 (also attended 7-C conference in 1968* )
    Waukheon 55 (from 7-G, to 7-H in 1969)
    1966: Taleka 81
        Mannaseh 81
        Cascasquia 115
    Illini 92
    Blackhawk 94
    Cahokia 126
    Illinek 132
    Maheengun 136
    Woapink 167, Lincoln Trails Cncl
    Ney-A-Ti 240


    Reference: Frank Dingwerth
    John Jewett, Waupecan 197
    *missing reference




  • description

    Area 7-G (1957-63)
    Tseyedin 65
    Kickapoo 128
    So-Aka-Gha-Gwa 212
    Kikthawenund 222
    Wazi Yata 290
    Wahpinachi 308
    Kiondaga 422
    Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk 512 (to 7-H by 1957)


    Reference: Frank Dingwerth


  • description

    Area 7-G (1964-70)
    Waukheon 55 (from 7-?, to 7-F in 1965)
    Tseyedin 65
    Kickapoo 128
    So-Aka-Gha-Gwa 212
    Kikthawenund 222
    Wazi Yata 290
    Wahpinachi 308
    Kiondaga 422
    Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk 512 (from 7-H)




  • Former Area 7-D:

    Area 7-H (1958-61)
    Kiskakon 75
    Papakitchie 142
    Ojibwa 173
    White Beaver 182
    Me-She-Kin-No-Quah 269
    Tipicon 425
    She-Sheeb 452
    Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk 512


    In 1958, these lodges met as one final time as 7-D and also as Area 7-H. However, 7-H must have either existed, or was planned for in some form at least a year before, as Area 7-I first met in 1957.


  • description

    Area 7-H (1962-70)
    Kiskakon 75
    Papakitchie 142
    Ojibwa 173
    White Beaver 182
    Me-She-Kin-No-Quah 269
    Tipicon 425
    She-Sheeb 452
    Wah-Pe-Kah-Me-Kunk 512 (hosted 1962, to 7-G by 1965)
    Zhingwak 352 (from 7-D)
    Waukheon 55 (from 7-F in 1969 and hosted same year)




In 1971, all of the areas in Region 7 were reorganized and renumbered from 7-1 through 7-9:


  • description

    Area 7-1 (1971-72)
    Waupecan 197 (from 7-C)
    Owasippe 7 (from 7-DK)
    Ma-Ka-Ja-Wan 40 (from 7-DK)
        Noo-Ti-Mis Oh'Ke 215 (from 7-DK, m'71)
    Natokiokan 41 (assumed from 7-DK)
    Leekwinai 157 (from 7-DK)
    Lakota 175 (from 7-DK)
    Shin-Go-Beek 334 (from 7-DK)


    Reference: Frank Dingwerth


  • description

    Area 7-F / Area 7-2 (1971-72)
    Waukheon 55 (from 7-H)
    Taleka 81
    Illini 92
    Blackhawk 94
    Cahokia 126
    Illinek 132
    Maheengun 136
    Woapink 167, Lincoln Trails Cncl
    Ney-A-Ti 240


    Reference: Frank Dingwerth
















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