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Merrickville in Leeds and Grenville United Counties, Ontario — Central Canada
 

1st Merrickville Scout Group

Est 1908

 
 
1st Merrickville Scout Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2019
1. 1st Merrickville Scout Group Marker
Inscription.  

Established in 1908 by Ernest Thomas
Pastor of the Methodist Church
Merrickville, Ontario Canada
The first Scout Troop in North America
It was founded under the 1908 Scout Promise:
"On my honour, I will do my duty to God
and the King.
I will do my best to help others.
I know the Scout Law, and will obey it."

 
Erected 2010 by Village of Merrickville-Wolford.
 
Location. 44° 54.97′ N, 75° 50.232′ W. Marker is in Merrickville, Ontario, in Leeds and Grenville United Counties. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and St. Lawrence Street (Provincial Highway 15/43), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 279 St Lawrence Street, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Merrickville Blockhouse 1832 (a few steps from this marker); Merrickville United Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Merrickville Blockhouse / Le blockhaus de Merrickville (within shouting distance of this marker);
1st Merrickville Scout Group Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 18, 2019
2. 1st Merrickville Scout Group Marker
Merrickville Blockhouse in background
Jakes-MacLean Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Jim Connor (within shouting distance of this marker); Twin Canals / Les canaux jumelés (within shouting distance of this marker); Canal Twins / Les canaux jumelés (within shouting distance of this marker); Blockhaus de Merrickville Blockhouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merrickville.
 
Also see . . .
1. 1st Merrickville Scout Group. (Submitted on November 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Village of Merrickville-Wolford. (Submitted on November 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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