Boy Scouts to relocate national museum to New Mexico

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Boy Scouts to relocate national museum to New Mexico

Items from Boy Scouts of America archival collection include the original Edition handbook, left, published 1910, and First Edition, right, published 1911, They are positioned atop a uniform shirt from that era, along with leggings, lower left, and a first aid satchel. A BSA campaign hat is shown at top left, along with a brown leather uniform belt. The organization will move its national museum from its current home in Texas to the Philmont Scout Ranch in northern New Mexico, which has served as an adventure destination for generations of troops and their families.
Boy Scouts of America museum artifacts from the 1930s include a sash with rank and merit badge patches, canteen, first aid kit, pocket knife, and flashlight, as well as a copy of the Third Edition of the Handbook for Boys, featuring cover artwork by Norman Rockwell. The patch in the upper right is from the first national jamboree, which was held in Washington, D.C., in July 1937.

Boy Scouts to relocate national museum to New Mexico

Items from Boy Scouts of America archival collection include the original Edition handbook, left, published 1910, and First Edition, right, published 1911, They are positioned atop a uniform shirt from that era, along with leggings, lower left, and a first aid satchel. A BSA campaign hat is shown at top left, along with a brown leather uniform belt. The organization will move its national museum from its current home in Texas to the Philmont Scout Ranch in northern New Mexico, which has served as an adventure destination for generations of troops and their families.
Boy Scouts of America museum artifacts from the 1930s include a sash with rank and merit badge patches, canteen, first aid kit, pocket knife, and flashlight, as well as a copy of the Third Edition of the Handbook for Boys, featuring cover artwork by Norman Rockwell. The patch in the upper right is from the first national jamboree, which was held in Washington, D.C., in July 1937.
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