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Boy Scouts of America

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1910-

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Boy Scouts of America-Charlotte Collection, 1927-1954

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2020-062
Abstract The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) was founded in February 1910 by William D. Boyce, and officially chartered in 1916. Charlotteans made an attempt to form a troop in 1910, but the first Boy Scout troop in Charlotte was formed in 1913 at Holy Comforter Episcopal on South Boulevard. A second troop formed at the YMCA in 1914, and by 1940, the local Boy Scouts became known as the Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America. This collection consists of two scrapbooks and a plaque....
Dates: 1927 - 1954; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1946