Lord Baden Powell of Gilwell Tree — Invercargill, New Zealand
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop
S 46° 24.186 E 168° 21.355
59G E 296757 N 4857766
Quick Description: Dedicated to the memory of Lord Baden Powell of Gilwell, the founder of the Boy Scouts
Location: South Island, New Zealand
Date Posted: 10/22/2009 2:15:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM7G5R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
This tree was planted on the 100th anniversary of the birth of Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell. After serving in various deployments in Asia and Africa, Baden-Powell wrote in 1903 the book Aids to Scouting. The book was quickly adopted by groups of boys around England, the Commonwealth, and, eventually, the world. Eventually this become the Scouting Movement and then the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts.
Location of the tree: Queens Park

Type of tree: Not listed

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