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Camera Maker Canon Camera Model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
Aperture f/4 Exposure Value 0 EV
Exposure Program Manual Exposure Time 1/100 sec
Flash No Flash Focal Length 28 mm
ISO 160 Metering Mode Pattern
Date/Time 2010:01:15 13:18:26 Resolution Unit Inch
X Resolution 240 dots per ResolutionUnit Y Resolution 240 dots per ResolutionUnit
Exposure Mode 1 Keywords travel United States of America United States America USA US Georgia GA Chatham County Savannah history historical historic historical marker famous landmark road side highway popular Place of Interest Places of Interest Tourist Attraction Tourist Attractions Tourist Destination Tourist Destinations Travel Destination Travel Destinations tour tourism tourist attraction destination Juliette Low Girls Scouts William Low Lord Baden-Powell Louisa Porter Home Daisy Gordon
Caption Birthplace of Juliette Low (1860-1927) Founder of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. In the house that stands opposite this marker Juliette Gordon Low, Founder of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, was born, October 31, 1860. It was her girlhood home until her marriage there in 1886 to William Low, an Englishman, then residing in savannah. As a friend of Lord Baden-Powell, founder of the scout Movement, Juliette Low became active in Girl Guide work in England and Scotland in 1911. It was at his suggestion that she Girl Scouting in America. On March 12, 1912, at the Louisa Porter Home in this city, Mrs. Low founded the first Girl Guide troop on the United States. Her niece, Daisy Gordon, of Savannah, was the first member enrolled. Through Mrs. LowÕs energetic and determined leadership the movement spread rapidly under the name ÒGirl Scouts.Ó Mrs. Low died in Savannah, January 17 1927. In 1953 her birthplace was acquired by the Girl Scouts of the United States of America, and funds for its restoration were raised by the 2,500,000 members. The property is now maintained by the Girl Scouts as a memorial to their Founder and as a center of activities for all Girl Scouts. 025-34 Georgia Historical Commission 1955