Participate in the home and school garden work of her community; Plan, make and care for either a backyard garden, or a window garden for one season; Give plan of her work, the flowers or vegetables planted, the size and cost of her plot and the profit gained therefrom; She must also supervise or directly care for the home lawns, flower beds; attend to the watering, the mowing of the grass, keeping yards free from waste paper and rubbish, to the clipping of shrubbery and hedges.
Must know how to wash up, wait on table, light a fire, lay a table for four and hand wash dishes correctly at the table; clean and dress fowl; clean fish; Know how to make a cook-place in the open; make tea, coffee, or cocoa, mix dough and bake bread in the oven; state approximate cost of each dish; know how to cook two kinds of meat; boil or roast two kind of vegetables, potatoes, rice and another vegetable; know how to make two salads; know how to make preserves of berries or fruit or to can them.
Take care of a child two hours each day for a month, or care for a baby one hour a day for a month; Must have had charge of child by herself; should understand care of children, elementary instruction; know three kindergarten games and describe treatment of simple ailments; be able to make poultices, and do patching and darning; know how to test bath heat and use of thermometer, test the pulse.
Must pass an examination equal to that required to obtain a permit or license to operate an automobile in her community; Know how to start a motor and be able to do it and be able to explain necessary precautions; Know how to extinguish burning oil or gasoline; Comply with such requirements as are imposed by body conducting the test for licensing drivers.
Girl Scout War Service Pin
Earning this pin was meant to encourage girls to give thoughtful, direct service in the war effort. Three points earned the pin, with additional points earning color-coded ribbons. A sample listing of point-earning tasks included: knitting wool for the Red Cross, knitting for the American Red Cross, preserving 50 containers of jam or jelly, or selling 10 Liberty Bonds.
Tuesday - Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
If you would like to schedule a pre-arranged tour, please email or call at least one week prior to your date to visit.
Call: (276) 223-3484
145 E. Main St., Wytheville, VA 24382
The museum is located in the heart of historic downtown Wytheville.
There is no admission fee for individuals to visit the museum or tour the birthplace home; however, donations are greatly appreciated!
Groups of 10 or more, please call ahead for information and arrangements.