Boy Scouts of Burlington Washington

Title

Boy Scouts of Burlington Washington

Description

Photographic Postcard of First Boy Scout Troop in Burlington Washington. "In 1914 a Boy Scout group was formed and used the Baptist Church as a meeting place. Mr Earnest Clay, son of Rev. Clay was Scout Master. This group built a two-wheeled hand cart for hauling equipment. On one trip we walked to Marshes (March?) Point where (Shell Oil refinery now stands) for a one week camping trip and they walked back to Burlington same week. Those in thtis picture all took the trip and a good time was had by all. Names: left to right Lee Sahlborn (?) on bike, Orville Vanderpool in front of cart. Mein Oxborn in the cart , Lawrence Hunt Melvin Stacy, Fred Chase, Chester Moody, Walker Jackson, Charlie Boley, and Earnest Clay Scout Master."

Date

1914

Files

BoyScoutsBurlingtonWA.jpg
BoyScouts003History.jpg

Citation

“Boy Scouts of Burlington Washington,” Hub History - Burlington WA, accessed September 23, 2017, http://burlingtonwa.omeka.net/items/show/837.