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Yellow Springs in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Camp Birch

 
 
Camp Birch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick,
1. Camp Birch Marker
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Inscription.  (2 Boy Scout Emblems)

In Grateful Recognition

to the many friends of scouting who contributed greatly through their gifts of money and time and the endless resources of labor and leadership to the establishment of Camp Birch.

This tablet is inscribed in honor of their lasting contribution to American boyhood.

1937 - - - 1957
 
Erected 1957 by Boy Scouts of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
 
Location. 39° 47.754′ N, 83° 50.948′ W. Marker is in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker is on Swimming Pool Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is inside the front gate of Camp Birch. It is in the circle driveway in front of the McMillan Administration Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4023 Swimming Pool Rd, Yellow Springs OH 45387, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Bryan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Orton Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Clifton Gorge
the Camp Birch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
2. the Camp Birch Marker
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Clifton Gorge Marker (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historical Clifton (approx. 1.2 miles away); Clifton Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Erastus Mitchell Birch (approx. 1.3 miles away); Horace Mann (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yellow Springs.
 
Camp Birch image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
3. Camp Birch
Marker is in the distant
Camp Birch image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
4. Camp Birch
the Dining Hall
Mr. Hugh Taylor Birch image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, unknown
5. Mr. Hugh Taylor Birch
from archives
Camp Birch Office image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
6. Camp Birch Office
the McMillan Administration building
McMillan Building plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
7. McMillan Building plaque
the Turner Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
8. the Turner Building
Turner plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
9. Turner plaque
Camp Birch's Erwin Pavilion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
10. Camp Birch's Erwin Pavilion
denoted by my good friend, Bob Erwin, of Bellefontaine
Camp Birch's Thompson Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
11. Camp Birch's Thompson Building
another Camp Birch building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 12, 2014
12. another Camp Birch building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on September 14, 2014, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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May. 18, 2022