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Tagged With: History

Where did Scouting get the Neckerchief?

If Sir Robert Baden-Powell was a British war hero, how did Scouting end up with the campaign hat and neckerchief as symbols, two items very much from the American West? Good question, I say. Actually, it is a question that never crossed my mind until the beginning of a presentation at our council’s Wood Badge … Continue reading »

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Scouting Party Book Review

Robert Baden-Powell. Ernest Thompson Seton. Daniel Carter Beard. James E. West. William D. Boyce. These names are all over the history of the Boy Scout movement in the United States. Councils and awards are named after these men. They are the beginning of the Boy Scouts of America. The history of Scouting has many stories, … Continue reading »

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