This Day in the Yesteryear: FIRST AMERICAN GIRL SCOUTS MEETING (1912)

First American Girl Scouts Meeting (1912)

After meeting Boy Scouts founder Robert Baden-Powell, JulietteDaisy” Gordon Low organized the first meeting of the Girl Scouts in the US in Savannah, Georgia. There were only 18 girls at the first meeting, but within a few decades, the organization boasted hundreds of thousands of participants. More than 50 million American women have participated in the Girl Scouts since then, learning practical skills through character-building activities. What was the original name of the Girl Scouts? More… Discuss

 

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