In the Summer of 1910

In the Summer of 1910 (HMPN3)

Location: Hudson, WI 54016 St Croix County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 58.494', W 92° 45.551'

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In the summer of 1910, about two miles south of Hudson on the Wisconsin shore of the St. Croix River, 85 boys and several adults held an experimental week of camp to try out a new youth program called "Boy Scouts". This first Scouting camp in the upper Midwest was only months after the Boy Scouts of America was formed, and only a week after the first Scout Camp in upstate New York. This Hudson experiment was followed by the formation of thousands of Scout Units over the years in the Midwest. Scouting has contributed to the character of our youth and adults, which has enhanced the quality of the life in Hudson, its parks, and its families. Because of this early camp-out, Hudson is regarded as historically significant in the founding and growth of Scouting.
Dedicated September 20, 2009
HM NumberHMPN3
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed2009
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 9:34pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 518988 N 4980190
Decimal Degrees44.97490000, -92.75918333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 58.494', W 92° 45.551'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 58' 29.64" N, 92° 45' 33.06" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 1st St, Hudson WI 54016, US
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