First U.S. Girl Scout Day Camp - Newington, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 41.650 W 072° 43.867
18T E 688806 N 4618308
Quick Description: A monument commemorating the site of the first Girl Scout day camp in the United States is located in Mill Pond Park in Newington, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 12/4/2012 6:20:24 AM
Waymark Code: WMFVJK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 3

Long Description:

The first Girl Scout day camp was organized in 1922 in Newington, CT. To commemorate this event the Girl Scouts of Newington erected a monument at the site. A bronze plaque attached to a boulder is inscribed:

WE PROUDLY HONOR
THE SITE OF THE
FIRST U.S. GIRL SCOUT
DAY CAMP
1922

GIRL SCOUTS OF
NEWINGTON
MARCH 12, 1987

The monument is in a landscaped area surrounded by benches and augmented with a peace pole.

Fleur-de-lis?: Peace pole - benches - landscaping

Who placed the Monument or Memorial?: Girl Scouts of Newington

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