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Free Scout History Presentation for Ernest Thompson Seton Thursday, June 23

posted Jun 21, 2016, 8:24 PM by Lynn Hamilton
The History & Archives Committee of the Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council announces A Special Historical Evening June 23, 7:00 PM Thursday evening at the NCAC Office

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the BSA Federal Congressional Charter granted by the US Congress and Signed by the President June 15, 1916. A copy of the special 100th Anniversary Resolution will be read that was passed June 15, 2016 plus a copy of the 1916 original will be on display.

And Special Guest Speaker coming in from New Mexico, the granddaughter of the 1st Chief Scout - Ernest Thompson Seton

Ms. Julie Seton, who will be speaking about her grandfather and his role in the early days of Scouting. She will be doing a book signing after the event for the 'Autobiography of Ernest Thompson Seton', 'Wild Animals I Have Known' and others. The books will be available at the event for purchase. Scouts and youth are invited to this event as well as adults for a rare chance to hear this great speaker and direct information about the legacy of one of the most famous naturalists in U.S. history.

BSA Charter 100th Anniversary Cake and refreshments will be served.

Seating is FREE however you MUST SIGN UP as there is a limit of 80 spaces! Go to the NCAC website and sign up

Doors open at 6:00 PM, Program starts at 7:00 PM

Main Room A+B across from Reception Desk

Approximate program is as follows:
7:00-7:10 - Centennial of BSA Congressional Charter presentation
7:10 - 7:15 - Intro to Chief Scout Ernest Thompson Seton and Ms. Julie Seaton
7:15 - 7:55 - Life and insights and interesting tales about Ernest Thomson Seton
7:55 - Questions and Answer Period with our distinguished Guest Speaker

Following the Program there will be a 30 Minute Book Signing and autograph opportunity

Appropriate dress is recommended (Uniform or business attire) and Scout Uniform for Youth

This presentation is provided by the Special Projects Sub-Committee, History & Archives Committee, Boy Scouts of America, National Capital Area Council, 9190 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814
P-B, Scout Historian, Chairman; Mr. Tony Quinn, Vice-Chair, H&AC, Special Projects,
Event Organizer: Axel Anderson

For More information:, or Mr. Anderson at C 810-845-7008