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Badge

Badge
Title
Badge
Medium 
metal, textile
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 x 2 x 5 in. ( 2.5 x 5.1 x 12.7 cm )
Description 
Society of Colonial Wars 1607-1775
Object Number 
INV.3938H
Gallery Label 
Founded in 1892 by a small group of men in New York, the Society of Colonial Wars admitted male descendants of British or colonial soldiers, or colonial civil or military officials between 1620-1775. Today the Society has branches in 31 states, including New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group