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West Texas Scout History

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Activities Older Scouts
Awards Order of the Arrow Lodge Histories
Council Histories Other
Council Volunteers/ Professionals Persons in Scouting
Boy Scouts Researching Scout History
Cub Scouts Summer Camps
High Adventure Other Histories
Jamborees


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Council Histories:
 
Councils In General
Current Council's Websites

Abilene Council - 1922 to 1926
Brownwood Council - 1921 to 1924
Buffalo Trail Council - 1923 to Present
    Offices of the Buffalo Trail Council
Chisholm Trail Council - 1926 to 2002
    E. Ray Smyth's Scouting in the 1940's - 1950's
    (Lueders, Texas - Troop 46)
    How Council Was Consolidated
    Consolidation Agreement

Comanche Trail Council - 1932 to 2002
    Offices of the Comanche Trail Council
    How Council Was Consolidated
    Consolidation Agreement
Concho Valley Council - 1926 to Present
Eastland County Council - 1927 to 1929
Oil Belt Council - 1929 to 1932
Pecan Valley Council - 1927 to 1932
South Plains Council - 1924 to Present
    K. N. Clapp "Chief Black Wolf"
Southwest Texas Council - 1926 to 1936
Texas Trails Council - 2003 to Present

Summer Camps:

Camps In General
Other Camps in the four councils

Comanche Trail Council
 Camp Power - 1912
 Brownwood Scout Camp - 1921 to 1922
 Camp Gatewood - 1927
 Camp Martin - 1928 to 1932
    Camp newspapers Camp Martin - 1928-30
    Newspaper story on Camp Martin 1928
 Camp Ellis - 1928
 Old Camp Billy Gibbons - 1931 to 1947
    Photos of  "Old" Camp BG 1931 to 1946
    I Remember - Old & New Camp Billy Gibbons
    Camp newspaper stories Camp BG 1933-1940
    How We Acquired Camp BG by E. B. Henley
    "Just Over Next Hill" by Phillip Pegues
    I Remember - by Bill Philpott
    I Remember - by John E. Davis
    Lease Agreement to Old Camp Billy Gibbons
    Troops at Old Camp Billy Gibbons
 New Camp Billy Gibbons - 1947 to Present
    History of the Dam 
    "Most High Order of the Donkey"
    Camp Billy Gibbons Alumni Association
    Camp Billy Gibbons Jr. Alumni Association
    Famous Mounted Catfish in Dining Hall
    Photos of  "New" Camp BG 1947 to Present
    More Photos of "New" Camp Billy Gibbons
    Yet More Photos of  "New" Camp Billy Gibbons
    Photos of Scout Troops in Summer Camp 
    Second page of photos of Scout Troops in camp
    Third page of photos of Scout Troops in camp
    Fourth page of photos of Scout Troops in camp
    Fifth page of photos of Scout Troops in camp
    Story on acquiring camp April 6, 1947
    Deed to Camp Billy Gibbons
    Troop 43's Canoe Trip to Camp BG 1965
    Dedication speech of Historical Marker at CBG
    Last week of summer camp in 1949
 

Other Fomer Camps in Texas
Camp Tom Wooten - Capitol Area Council
Camp Tonkawa - East Texas Area Council

 Buffalo Trail Council
 Other Camps in BTC
 Buffalo Trail Scout Ranch
    Remembrances by G. Newell Hughes of BTSR
    "The Night We Shot Allowat"
    Plane Crash
    First High Adventure Camp - 1954
 Hughes Aquatic Base
    Remembrances by G. Newell Hughes of base
 Camp Ed Murphy
    G. Newell Hughes remembrance of Camp Murphy
 Camp Lake Colorado City
 Camp Lake Sweetwater

Concho Valley Council
 Other Camps in Concho Valley Council
 Camp Fawcett - 1928 to Present
    Photos of Camp Fawcett
    More Photos of Camp Fawcett
    Photos of Buffalo Trail Council at Fawcett 1932
    Winter Camps at Fawcett - 1974 to 1989
 Camp Louis Farr - 1931 to 1955
    Old Photos of Camp Louis Farr
 Camp Sol Mayer - 1945 to Present
    Photos of Camp Sol Mayer
    Map of Camp Sol Mayer
    Houston McCoy, Camp Ranger 
    Tornado at Camp Sol Mayer 2005
    Venture Camp at Camp Sol Mayer 2008 

Chisholm Trail Council
 Other Camps in Chisholm Trail Council
 Camp Tonkawa - 1929 to 2003
    More photos of Camp Tonkawa
    Henry H. McGinty Story on Camp Tonkawa
 Camp Lake Sweetwater

South Plains Council
 Other Camps
 Camp Post - 1925 to 2003
 Camp Tres Ritos
 Camp Haynes

Texas Trails Council
  Camp Tonkawa
  Camp Billy Gibbons
  Camp Lake Sweetwater

Cub Scouts:

First Cub Packs - 1930
   Cub Scouts - Comanche Trail Council
    1993 Fun and Son at Camp Billy Gibbons
    Pushmobile Racing
   Cub Scouts - Concho Valley Council
   Cub Scouts - South Plains Council
List of First Packs in Comanche Trail Council
Lone Cub Scouts in Comanche Trail Council
Cub Scouts at Lad & Dad at Camp Sol Mayer 2002
Cub Scouts at Lad & Dad at Camp Sol Myaer 2003

Boy Scouts:

First Scout Troops in Texas
Early Boy Scout Troops
   First Boy Scout Troop (Comanche) - 1910
   First Big Spring Troop 1 - 1911
   Other Troops in Big Spring Area
   First Abilene Troop - 1912
   First Brownwood Troop - 1911
   First Brady Boy Scout Troop - 1916
   List of First Troops in Southwest Texas Council
First San Angelo Troop - 1911
    Roster of first San Angelo Troop - 1911
Sonora Scout Troop - 1914
First Apline Troop - 1922
List of First Scout Troops in Comanche Trail Council
List of First Troops in Concho Valley Council
Rare Old Boy Scout Scout Lantern Slides
Photos by three Buttery Eagle Scouts in the 1920 's

Other Scouts:

Lone Scouts
   Lone Scouts of Comanche Trail Council
   Lone Cubs of Comanche Trail Council
   1928 Lone Scout Application
   Lone Scout Rally at Cisco, Texas in 1927
   Tejas Tribe of Lone Scouts in Rising Star
   Lone Scouts at Regional Meeting in 1927
   Rising Star Lone Scout Band 1927
Senior Scouts
Sea Scouts
Air Scouts
Explorers
Venturing

Order of the Arrow Lodge Histories:

Order of the Arrow - General
Former Kotso Lodge 330
     Kotso Lodge History
Former Otena Lodge 295
     Otena Lodge History
    Otena "E-Book" on Lodge History
    Dabney Kennedy -Legacy of Servant Leadership Award
    Painting by Otena Lodge Members
Nakona Lodge 150
    Nakona Lodge History
Penateka Lodge 561
    Penateka Lodge History
Tatanka Lodge 141
     Tatanka Lodge History
    "The Night We Shot Allowat"
    "The Night We Blew Up Allowat"
Wahinkto Lodge 199
     Wahinkto Lodge History

Jamborees:

World Jamborees - Year, Country and Themes
National Jamboree - Dates, Places and Themes

Buffalo Trail Council Jamborees (Start Here) with 1937.
  Photos and story about 1937 Jamboree
  Photo and story about 1950 Jamboree
  Story about 1953 Jamboree
  Photo and story about 1957 Jamboree
  Photo and story about 1960 Jamboree
  List of participants to 1964 Jamboree & itinerary
    Story about 1964 Jamboree
  Story about 1969  Jamboree
  Story and list of participants to 1973 Jamboree
  Story and list of participants to 1977 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1981 Jamboree
Photos and list of participants to 1985 Jamboree
Photo and partial list of participants to 1989 Jamboree
Photo only of participants to 1993 Jamboree
Photos and list of participants to 1997 Jamboree
Photo only of participants to 2001 Jamboree
Photos and list of participants to 2005 Jamboree
    Additional photos of trip to 2005 Jamboree
Participants of World Jamborees

Chisholm Trail Council Jamborees (Start Here) with 1937
    E. Ray Smyth's 1950 Jamboree Journal
   List of participants to 1953 Jamboree 
   List of participants to 1957 Jamboree
   Photos and list of participants to 1960 Jamboree
   Listh of participants to 1964 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1969 Jamboree
Story from Abilene Reporter-News about 1973 Jamboree
Story from Abilene Reporter-News about 1977 Jamboree
List of participants to 1997 Jamboree
Scoutmaster's Notes - 2001 Jamboree

Concho Valley Council Jamborees (Start Here) with list of troops.
  Photo and story on 1935 National Jamboree
  Photo and list of participants to 1937 Jamboree
    Letter Sent Home by M. H. Carr, Troop 26
    Photos of 1937 Jamboree
    Second Page of photos of 1937 Jamboree 
  Partial list of participants to 1950 Jamboree
  Photo and list of participants to 1953 Jamboree
  Photo and list of participants to 1957 Jamboree
  Photo and list of participants to 1960 Jamboree
  Photo and list of participants to 1964 Jamboree
    Tents painted by J. T. Henderson
    Phillip Hunter in Jamboree Journal
    Maps of 1964 Jamboree
    Snap Shots of 1964 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1969 Jamboree
List of participants to 1973 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1977 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1981 Jamboree
List of participants to 1985 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1989 Jamboree
List of participants to 1993 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1997 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 2001 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 2005 Jamboree
Photos and list of participants to 2010 Jamboree
Photos and participants of World Jamborees

Comanche Trail Council Jamborees (Start Here) with 1935.
Frank Pellizzari Jr.'s 1937 Jamboree Journal
Photos and list of participants to 1950 Jamboree
    Jamboree Diary by Elmo Letbetter
    Photos of 1950 National Jamboree by John Wood
    More Photos of 1950 National Jamboree
Photos and list of participants to 1953 Jamboree
Photos and list of participants to 1957 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1960 Jamboree
Photo of list of participants to 1964 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1969 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1973 Jamboree (Troop 63)
Photo and list of participants to the 1977 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to the 1981 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1985 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1989 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1993 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 1997 Jamboree
Photo and list of participants to 2001 Jamboree
Tom Cody Graves and World Jamboree 1957

South Plains Council Jamboree (Start Here) with list of troops.
Photo of participants to the 1937 Jamboree
Story and list of leaders, some Scouts to 1950 Jamboree
List of participants to the 1953 Jamboree
List of participants to the 1960 Jamboree
Story on 1969 Jamboree
First story about council's plans for 1973 Jamboree
List of participants to 1997 Jamboree
Photo of participants to the 2005 Jamboree
Photo of participants to the 2010 Jamboree 
Texas Trails Council Jamboree 2005 Jamboree
Photo of participants to the 2010 Jamboree

Northwest Texas Council 1960 Jamboree

Awards:

Carr Award - Concho Valley Council
Distinguish Citzen Award - Buffalo Trail Council
Eagle Scouts
    Eagle Scouts - Buffalo Trail Council
    Eagle Scouts - Chisholm Trail Council
    Eagle Scouts - Concho Valley Council
    Eagle Scouts - Comanche Trail Council
    Eagle Scouts  - South Plains Council
    Eagle Scouts - Texas Trails Council
Distinguish Scoutmaster's Award - Texas Trails Council
District Award of Merit - Buffalo Trail Council
District Award of Merit - Chisholm Trail Council
District Award of Merit - Concho Valley Council
District Award of Merit - South Plains Council
    Other Awards of Haynes District - SPC
District Award of Merit - Texas Trails Council
North Star Award - Texas Trails Council
Spirit of the Eagle Award - Concho Valley Council
Spirit of the Eagle Award - Texas Trails Council
Chase Holland Award - Concho Valley Council
Heroism Awards -Buffalo Trail Council
Heroism Awards - Comanche Trail Council
Heroism Awards - Concho Valley Council
James E. West Fellowship - Buffalo Trail Council
James E. West Fellowship - Chisholm Trail Council
James E. West Fellowship - Concho Valley Council
James E. West Fellowship - Comanche Trail Council
Troop Awards - Concho Valley Council
Silver Awards - Comanche Trail Council
Silver Beaver Award
    Silver Beavers - Buffalo Trail Council
    Silver Beavers - Chisholm Trail Council
    Silver Beavers - Concho Valley Council
    Silver Beavers - Comanche Trail Council
    Silver Beavers - South Plains Council
    Silver Beavers - Texas Trails Council
Silver Antelope Award
Silver Buffalo Award
Scholarships - Concho Valley Council

Activities:

West Texas Rendezvous
Historical Trails
    Fort Concho Historical Trail
    Fort Davis Historical Trail
    Fort McKavett Historical Trail
International Flare Bids For Peace
Competition - Comanche Trail Council
Competition - Concho Valley Council
Archery - Comanche Trail Council
Swim Meets - Comanche Trail Council
Kite Rodeos - Comanche Trail Council
Kite Rodeos - Concho Valley Council
Merit Badge Seminar at Tarleton State University
Panjandrum - Concho Valley Council
Scout Shows - Comanche Trail Council
Scout Shows - Concho Valley Council
Sea Scout Ship 111's 250 mile hike to Buffalo Trail 
    Scout Ranch
Senior Scout Trip to Big Bend
Whing Ding - Buffalo Trail Council
Tours - Concho Valley Council
Training - Comanche Trail Council
Training - Concho Valley Council
Training - Timber Tag
Report To Nation - Concho Valley Council
Funeral of Eagle Scout Gordon Buttery

High Adventure:

Philmont Scout Ranch History (Start Here)
   Through The Eyes Of A Staffer 1990-1993
   1944 -Buffalo Trail Council Troop 82
   1983 - Buffalo Trail Council
   1984 - Buffalo Trail Council
   1986 - Buffalo Trail Council
   1987 - Buffalo Trail Council
   1946 - Concho Valley Council 
   1955 - Concho Valley Council
   1976 - Concho Valley Council
   1988 - Concho Valley Council
   1990 - Concho Valley Council Troop 36
  1990 - Concho Valley Council
   1966 - Comanche Trail Council 7-11-66
   1966 - Comanche Trail Council
   1969 - Comanche Trail Council
   1970 - Comanche Trail Council
   1972 - Comanche Trail Council
   1972 - Comanche Trail Council Troop 78
   1974 - Comanche Trail Council
    706D 1976 - Comanche Trail Council 
    723F 1976 - Comanche Trail Council
    1978 - Comanche Trail Council Troop 22
    1978 - Comanche Trail Council Troop 14
    1980 - Comanche Trail Council Troop 14
    1982 - Comanche Trail Council Troop 14
    1984 - Comanche Trail Council Troop 14
Philmont Scout Ranch Treks - Continued
    1997 - Comanche Trail Council-726D
    1998 - Comanche Trail Council 7-27L
     2000 - Comanche Trail Council
     2003 - Texas Trails Council Troop 22
     2006 - Texas Trails Council Troop 22
     2006 - Texas Trails Council
     2011 - Texas Trails Council

Florida Sea Base
   2002 - Comanche Trail Council

Sommers Canoe Base 
   (Date 1960's) - Concho Valley Council
   1968 - Comanche Trail Council
   1967 - Concho Valley Council
   1968 Post 78 -Comanche Trail Council
   1978 - Concho Valley Council
   1984 - Concho Valley Council

Region 10 Canoe Base
   1956 - Concho Valley Council

Don Rogert Canoe Base 
    2001 - Comanche Trail Council

Other:

First Scout Troops in Texas
Boy Scout Bands
Boy Scout Village
Scout Cabins
Knights of Zocah
Statue of Liberty in Big Spring
Newsletters of Comanche Trail Council
    The Bugle Call - Camp Martin and Camp Billy Gibbons
    Trail Signs - Electronic Version
Newsletters of Concho Valley Council
Rare Old Boy Scout Lantern Slides
Sahawe Indian Dances
   Sahawe Indian Dancers at Comanche Pow Wow - 2007
   Sahawe Indian Dancers at Comanche Pow Wow - 2008
   Sahawe Indian Dancers at Comanche Pow Wow - 2009
   Sahawe Indian Dancers at Comanche Pow Wow - 2010
  Sahawe Indian Dancers at Comanche Pow Wow - 2011
  Sahawe Indian Dancers at Comanche Pow Wow - 2012
Scout Offices of the Buffalo Trail Council
Scout Offices of the Comanche Trail Council
Scout Offices of the Concho valley Council
The Exhibition Troop

Council Volunteers/Professionals:

Council Commissioners
Council Presidents
Scout Executives
Other Executives - Buffalo Trail Council
Other Executives - Chisholm Trail Council
Other Executives - Concho Valley Council
Other Executives - Texas Trails Council

Persons in Scouting:

Sam Crowthers
E. K. Fawcett
G. Newell Hughes
W. H. (Uncle Billy) Gibbons
Solomon (Sol) Mayer
W. E. Merrem - "First Eagle Scout West of the Mississippi River"
Dr. John D. Power
Walter "Wally" Walske
"Lest We Forget ......"

Researching Scout History:

How to Research Scout History

Links: 

Links to Other Scout Histories
Links to Histories of Other Countries

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