Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: New Pages on the Pine Tree Web: BSA 1st National Jamboree, 1937
New Pages on the Pine Tree Web: BSA 1st National Jamboree, 1937
Sat, 3 Oct 1998 16:37:37 -0500
I am pleased to announce a new and important Jamboree series on the Pine
Tree Web (http://www.pinetreeweb.com).
The First National Jamboree was held in Washington from June 30 to July 9,
at the invitation of President Roosevelt, with an attendance of 27,232
representing 536 councils. This site presents over 100 photos, aerial
views, maps and articles providing a unique resource for Jamboree history
and for this significant moment in the history of the Boy Scouts of America.
http://www.pinetreeweb.com/1937-nj1-jamboree-home.htm These pages have been
some time in the making. They fill a major void in Scouting history and on
Other Jamboree series on the Pine Tree Web cover the first four World
England, 1920 http://www.pinetreeweb.com/1920-jamboree.htm
Denmark, 1924 http://www.pinetreeweb.com/1924-jamboree.htm
England, 1929 http://www.pinetreeweb.com/1929-jamboree.htm
Hungary, 1933 http://www.pinetreeweb.com/1933-jamboree.htm
Netherlands, 1937 http://www.pinetreeweb.com/1937-jamboree.htm
Home Page for the five Jamborees attended by B-P at:
As always, your comments, suggestions and criticisms are appreciated.
Yours in Scouting,
Home of the Pine Tree Web