Historical trivia: Trail the Eagle
rick gill (rgill@PRIMENET.COM)
Tue, 25 Apr 1995 11:04:31 -0700
>Meals in our scout reservation dining hall are begun with the singing of a
>grace and end with a rousing rendition of "Trail the Eagle". A newbie,
>noting that the tune is the same as "On Wisconsin" asked the obvious
>question: when the songs were written, why scouting chose a fight song from
>a Big Ten power, etc. I couldn't find anything in my limited library.
>Anyone have the history on this??
>SM T78 (I used to be a BEAR!)
Sounds like a great time, Wisconsin a Big 10(B11) power ?
Trail the Sparrow ...<G>
Hoosier in Arizona
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City