|X1||Yel||Red||R||Red/Blu||vrect||Red||“Still a Frontier”; first Northeast Region issue; MVE (1973)|
|R1a||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Five stars; hand in Scout sign; thick fingers; CB|
|R1b||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Five stars; hand in Scout sign; thin fingers; PB|
|R2a||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Yel||Five stars; dull Yel SS in center|
|R2b||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Yel||Five stars; bright Yel SS in center|
|R3||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Yel||Five stars; Yel FDL in center|
|R4||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Yel||Six stars; Yel SS at top (1983)|
|R5||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Red||Six stars; Red SS at top; flat r/e; bottom of SS is horiz|
|R6||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Red||Six stars; Red SS at top; bottom of SS is vert|
|R7||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Red||Six stars; Red SS at top; yellow inner border around blue|
|B1||Blk||Blk||Gld||round||Gld||Bullion patch for dress jacket wear; six stars|
|R8||M/C||Yel||R||Red||round||Red||Seven stars; Red SS at top (1988)|
|B2||Blk||Blk||Gld||round||Gld||Bullion patch for dress jacket wear; seven stars|
|R9||Blk||GMy||R||GMy||round||GMy||Embroidered patch with pins for dress jacket wear; seven stars|
|X2a||Wht||Red||R||NBl||rect||M/C||Compass over map; thin letters|
|X2b||Wht||Red||R||NBl||rect||M/C||Compass over map; thick letters|
|X3||Wht||GMy||R||NBl||oval||M/C||Embroidered pin-on emblem for blazer; compass over map; oval|
|X4||Wht||Grn||R||NBl||rect||M/C||Compass over map; green border|
The Northeast Region patch has gone through three basic designs. When the six regions were created in 1973, the patch was a large vertical rectangle with the slogan “Still A Frontier”.
Shortly thereafter, the region switched to a round logo designed by Michael Feigenbaum. This featured a red arrowhead pointing to the Northeast with five stars for the five areas then within the region. In 1983, the councils in Maryland, Delaware, and Washington DC were moved into the Northeast region (from the Southeast); they became a sixth area and a sixth star was added in the center of the patch. In 1988, the region was rearranged into seven areas and a seventh star was added.
The Northeast Region was generally unaffected by the 1992 BSA regional realignment. In 1994, however, an internal reorganization reduced it from seven areas to four. A new logo was introduced featuring a compass pointing to the Northeast over a map of the region; the logo was designed by Russ Swenson, who was the Associate Regional Director at the time.
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