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Honoring the Girl Scouts of America and its founder,
Juliette Gordon Low

Starting with a friendship in England with Lord and Lady Baden-Powell, Juliette Low was inspired to bring Scouting to American Girls.  She founded the 1st Girl Guide troop in Savannah, Georgia in 1912 with 12 girls.  The name of the organization was changed in 1913 to the Girl Scouts of America. Juliette was honored on the first U.S. Scout Stamp issued on her birthday, October 30, 1948.

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This is an online version of an original philatelic display
by Keith Larson, © 1998


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