It's not just about the cookies . . .
March 12 was Girl Scout Day.
Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927) founded the Girl Scouts of America. She organized the first Girl Guides troop in 1912 in her hometown of Savannah, GA. The name was changed to Girl Scouts in 1913.
The first commemorative stamp was issued October 29, 1948 in her honor. The stamp was 0.84 by 1.44 inches, arranged horizontally, in a blue-green color, and the printing of 60,000,000 stamps was authorized at that time.—Beverly Coward
Stamp Design Files, Scott 974
Topical Time, Vol. 8-9, 1957-58, HE6187 T65X NPM
For Women's History Month: Women Who left Their "Stamps" on History
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