Girl Scouts in Hamilton

Girl Scout leader. Mrs John Wells received the "Thanks Badge" (highest award in adult girl scouting) for her service to local girl scouting, for the following activities: troop leader, troop counsultant, troop committee member, day camp director, day camp chairman, long-time nature consultant, member established camp staff, and assistant at many workshops. Mrs Wells registered as a girl scout in 1927. She established girl scouting in the Hamilton community in the early 1940s. Presently a cadette leader and service unit chairman. Along with her husband, she has served on established camp staff the past six years. "Because of their willingness to listen even to the tiniest problem or question, the couple has come to be known as 'grandpa and grandma.' Because she wanted to explore creeks in her area, she bought a canoe, rigged an apparatus atop her car to transport it, and did so. -The Hamilton Pilot, March 1, 1973, page 7.

The Hamilton Girl Scout Troop with several 'mascots' - (about 1942?)

Pauline Graham and Doris Martin



Clara Mullen, Jeannine Greenslaugh, and Jean Leroy



Picnic along Mississippi River

Girl Scout outing 1940's

Eleanor Gordon


Looking North across trestle towards Hamilton

The hike to Cedar Glen

Colleen Kellogg   and   Elizabeth Halfyard

note: Cedar Glen is south of Hamilton,  When you hike down the RR tracks you will first come to Crystal Glen which is interesting in its own right.  Cedar Glen is no longer accessible to the casual public but is now an integrated part of the Kibbe Life Science Station, with controlled limited public access.


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