Indianapolis in Marion County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Marion County Girl Scouts
In 1917, Anna Marie Ridge founded in Irvington the first troop in Marion County; it was registered in July as Indianapolis Troop 1 by Girl Scout, Incorporated. In 1937, Troop 1 was meeting here at Irvington Presbyterian Church. India J. Wilson began a second troop in Irvington in fall 1917; registered as Troop 2 in 1918.
Indianapolis Marion County Girl Scout Council chartered 1921 by Girl Scouts, Incorporated. Marion County now part of Girl Scouts of Hoosier Capital Council. Basic goals – including community service, ideals of conduct, patriotism, diversity in membership – have remained; badges and programs have changed with society.
Erected 2004 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Girl Scouts of Hoosier Capital Council, Inc. (Marker Number 49.2004.3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 46.136′ N, 86° 4.294′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker can be reached from Julian Avenue. Touch for map. Marker located on the grounds of Irvington Presbyterian Church, off the parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5640-5642 Julian Ave, Indianapolis IN 46219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. William Forsyth (approx. 0.7 miles away); Woodruff Place (approx. 3.1 miles away); Former U.S. Arsenal (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sarah T. Bolton (approx. 3.8 miles away); 28th Regiment USCT (approx. 4 miles away); North Western Christian University (approx. 4 miles away); Lockerbie Square (approx. 4.1 miles away); Calvin Fletcher (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
Additional keywords. Girl Scouts
Categories. • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations •
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