— Founder of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. —In the house that stands opposite this marker, Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, was born, October 31, 1860. It was her girlhood home until her marriage there in 1886 to William Low, an Englishman, then residing in Savannah. As a friend of Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the Scout Movement, Juliette Low became active in Girl Guide work in England and Scotland in 1911. It was at his suggestion that she started Girl Scouting in America.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 4:54pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 491254 N 3548950|
|Decimal Degrees||32.07678333, -81.09266667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 4.607', W 81° 5.56'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 4' 36.42" N, 81° 5' 33.60" W|
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|Area Code(s)||478, 912|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-99 E Oglethorpe Ave, Savannah GA 31401, US|
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