LOW, Juliette Gordon [1860-1927] -- Founder of the Girl Scouts of America
After her husband died, she was casting about trying to figure out
what she was going to do with the rest of her life.
Then she happened to meet Baden-Powell, who had recently started something he called
She became determined to do something similar for girls...
|Her husband dies|
|She meets General Sir Robert Baden-Powell, founder of Boy Scouts|
|First troup of 18 Girl Guides organized in Savannah, GA|
|Name changed to Girl Scouts, and headquarters moved to New York City|
|ca 70,000 members|
|ca 200,000 members|
|She is inducted into National Women's Hall of Fame|
|3.7 million members|
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- Points of Interest in the Savannah Historic District Juliette Gordon Low House/James Moore Wayne House. Her birthplace, acquired by GSUSA in 1953.
- The Andrew Low House of Savannah, Georgia Her husband inherited this house and, after he died, she converted the carriage house into the first GS headquarters. She left the carriage house to the GSA in her will.
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