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REMEMBERING SCOUTING ADVENTURES, Girl Scouts, left to right, Loie Bonzer, 87, Donna McPherson, 68, and Barby Pulliam, 85 reminisce about their 198 collective years as Girls Scouts. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

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Girl Scouting thrives in El Dorado County

By From page B5 | April 18, 2012

Girl power thrived in El Dorado County before the pioneers but Girl Scouts were added to the list of strong women who were making a difference in 1927. A troop of girls in Camino started by Vera Woolridge and Bertha Burrows became the first unofficial troop. A year later an official troop began in Placerville.

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