Keys to the Past

Scout camp at Carr Edge Farm (Newbrough and Fourstones)

Carr Edge Farm, or a site at Humshaugh, was the site of the world's first scout camp, held by Lord Baden-Powell in 1908. This was also the year in which the Scout Association was formed.

Reference number:N7635
Historical period: Edwardian (1902 to 1910)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Newbrough and Fourstones


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