Blazing a Trail

Blazing a Trail Boy Scouts

Stock #: 429440
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: Scout Gum Co.
Postmark: 1917
PM State: WV
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Series 4
Scouts when going through the woods if they are of sufficient depth to make it necessary, blaze a trail by chipping he trees occasionally on either side of their course. When an abrupt turn is to be made such is indicated by marking with a strip of bark removed extending around the tree. When in camp the directions are shown by marking on the shaded side of a tree at 6 a.m., 12 M. and 6 p.m

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