February 20 2017

Camp WaBak’s Beginnings

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Last Friday, I visited the Greenville Main Library in the hopes of researching Charles H. Yates, a man who was a very kind benefactor to the Girl Scouts.  The Yates Lodge at Wabak is named after him.  When I arrived at the library, I found out that The Greenville News archive is only indexed from 1990 to the present.  Uggghhhhh… and there went my plans for cross-referencing Charles H. Yates and Girl Scouts.  I’d have to know specifically which issue I wanted to look up or at least have some kind of date to go by.  Continue reading