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Harlan in Harlan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Scouting in Harlan County

 
 
Scouting in Harlan County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2021
1. Scouting in Harlan County Marker
Inscription.  A Boy Scout troop was organized by Will Ward Duffield and chartered by the National BSA Council on June 20, 1912 at the First Presbyterian Church of Harlan. The troop's first camping trip was featured in Boy's Life. 100 years of scouting Harlan was celebrated at Camp Blanton on June 23, 2012.
 
Erected 2013 by Kentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2413.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 20, 1912.
 
Location. 36° 50.742′ N, 83° 19.231′ W. Marker is in Harlan, Kentucky, in Harlan County. Marker is on East Clover Street east of South 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 306 E Clover St, Harlan KY 40831, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Tale of Six Cities (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Industry of Harlan County (about 400 feet
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away, measured in a direct line); County Named, 1819 (about 500 feet away); Courthouse Burned (about 500 feet away); Spirit of the American Doughboy (about 500 feet away); The L&N Railroad in Harlan County (about 500 feet away); Harlan County Coal Miner Memorial (about 500 feet away); Famous People from Harlan County (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harlan.
 
Scouting in Harlan County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2021
2. Scouting in Harlan County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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