History of Troop 8
This page is under development. The Troop is currently working to develop a compilation of various historical items. As those items are completed, we we will post them on this page. So please be sure to check back often. If you or a family member is a former member of Troop 8 and have any historical information to share, feel free to contact us at troop8 at gmail dot com.
- Growth of Scouting the Jackson Area (1914 – 1923)
Compilation of various tid-bits as they were written in the Clarion-Ledger
- Eagle Scouts early in Troop 8’s history
Undated photo from the Clarion-Ledger of some early Eagles from Troop 8.
- Distinguished Eagle Scout Award
Among all of the Eagles awarded in Troop 8, since the early 1920’s, one has been nationally recognized as a Distinguished Eagle Scout by that National Eagle Scout Association. Spurgeon P. Gaskin earned his Eagle Scout from Troop 8 on January 22, 1925. For more information on the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award, please visit http://www.nesa.org/distinguishedaward.html.