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Girl Scout History Exhibits Open at Museum, City Hall

Duluth History Museum features original handbooks and vintage uniforms. Exhibit at Duluth City Hall focuses on local Girl Scout troops and their services in the community.

 

Exhibits celebrating “100 Years of Girl Scouting in Georgia” open today (Feb. 3) at the and .

Duluth Cadette Troop 1941 invites everyone to stop by the museum in the Historic Strickland House to see the exhibit. Visitors will learn about the history of Girl Scouting and view artifacts such as original handbooks and uniforms on loan from the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta Archives. The museum is operated by the Duluth Historical Society

The exhibit at Duluth City Hall features information on current Girl Scout troops and the services they perform in the community.

An open house will be held Sunday, Feb. 12, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Strickland House. The Girl Scout exhibit runs through April 28. Artifacts from several local families are featured in the exhibit, including a 1930s-era uniform.

Admission to the museum is free for members or $3 per adult and $1 per student. The Duluth History Museum is located at 2956 Buford Highway. The museum is open from noon to 3 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. For more information, call 770-232-7584.

The Girl Scouts was founded in 1912 in Savannah and now has 3.2 million girl and adult members worldwide. For information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect, or donate to Girl Scouts, call (800) GSUSA 4 U or visit www.girlscouts.org. Contact the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta at 770-702-9100 or www.gsgatl.org.

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