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In over 550 pages of this web site, you will find some of the history of Scouting here in West Texas. This includes the former Chisholm Trail Council, Concho Valley Council, and Comanche Valley Council, and the current Buffalo Trail Council, Texas Trails Council, South Plains Council and Texas Southwest Council.

The first troops in this part of the United States of America chartered directly with the National Council, BSA, as local councils were not organized in West Texas until the 1920's.  This web site records the history of many of these earlier units.We have added a special section on THE FIRST SCOUT TROOPS IN TEXAS. Help us add to this special section by your contribution. 

This web site also provides some research hints to help you in your search of this history. It is not hard to do and the results are gratifying.  Just click HERE to go to the  web page.




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