The Scout House, 1928, Fort Gaines

Under the leadership of Methodist minister Emmett Emerson Gardner, the local Boy Scout troop cut, notched, and scraped the logs and erected this cabin for use as their lodge.

Originally consisting of two rooms, the cabin was later remodeled for use as the first library in Fort Gaines.

It’s located adjacent to the Toll House.






Filed under --CLAY COUNTY GA--, Fort Gaines GA

6 responses to “The Scout House, 1928, Fort Gaines

  1. Francoise Hipp Fussell

    Wow! Those were some hardworking Scouts! 🙂

  2. Kathy Blankinship

    What a great surviving building! Particularly like the story of the scouts building it for their use. I have two sons who are eagles, I’m so proud of their hard work to achieve this difficult goal.
    Thanks for the great photos you share with your admiring audience. I always look forward to seeing the next round.

  3. Raleighwood Dawg

    Nice story and as always, great pictures! My Dad was an Eagle Scout so I’ve always been in interested in all things related to Boy Scouts.

  4. vanne hanisch-godo

    My kind of place!!!

  5. They really did a great job on that. Thanks for sharing!

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