This morning President Obama will officially dedicate the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. It opens to the public May 21. Two years ago this month, I blogged about a special-edition council shoulder patch that the Greater New York Councils
“Only three of these patches were ever made. Baden-Powell’s granddaughter sewed each one by hand using thread from a jacket once worn by James E. West.” Does that patch-trading pitch make your Spidey sense tingle?
Like the dinner menu, a Scout’s favorite patch changes daily at the jamboree. But this afternoon, I walked around asking Scouts to show off what they consider their coolest patch — for today, at least.
(Updated Jan. 8, 2013) The 10-time Emmy nominated Antiques Roadshow, “part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt,” kicked off its 17th season with an episode featuring a little something for Scouting collectors. The show’s