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The Founding Hornaday Award Medals  The Vault of the Mysterium
Compass, at the 2010 Jamboree.
the founding of the boy scouts
Who were the founders and
who influenced what?

A display of Scouting history through memorabilia. By Sam Fairchild’s Scouting Century Foundation
Identifying 1942
Round Merit Badges
Collecting Square Merit Badges Order of the Arrow Vigil Sashes
Identifying 1942 Boy Scout Merit Badges

The Vigil Honor is the highest recognition in the Order of the Arrow. The Vigil Honor is not “earned”, but rather awarded for exceptional service to the Order of the Arrow. Originated in 1915 there have been tens of thousands of Vigils, but Vigils are a tiny percentage of the total membership of the Order of the Arrow.This website recaps the history of the Vigil Honor through insignia. 1922 through current date
Identifying 1964 Round Merit Badges & Neckerchefs   Fakes of some of the
Rarest OA patches
 1964 Bot Scout Merit Badges    1976 Bates Fakes
Ed Choby Neckerchief and Wood Carvings
By Bruce Shelley
Ed Choby Neckerchief and Wood Carvings
Paul Myers Goshen, Indiana