I discovered Pipes Lake in Helen McGinnis’ “Hiking Mississippi” book. I knew that McGinnis’ book was not as up-to-date as Johnny Malloy’s guidebook, but I got a copy because I wanted to compare the differences in their accounts and perspectives. Then, when I got a hankering to take […]
Photo by Patrick Parker
Are you tougher than a Kodiak bear? I know a bunch of Boy Scouts who recently proved that they are, indeed, tougher than Kodiak bears! Six of the older, more experienced Boy Scouts from Troop No. 124 of McComb recently took part in a KODIAK leadership training course, […]
Vicksburg National Battlefield Park has a long association with the Boy Scouts of America. Generations of Scouts have hiked and studied Civil War history and American Heritage there. Many Scouts have fond memories (or, are those horror stories?) about hiking up and down in the hilly park.
Photo by Elise D. Parker
Members of McComb’s Boy Scouts of America Troop #124 recently spent their Spring Break on a camping and hiking adventure at Shiloh Battlefield Park in southern Tennessee. The first day, the boys completed a 14-mile hike. They began at Fraley Field where the first shots were fired, past […]
Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate, And though I oft have passed them by, A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun. poetry by JRR Tolkien photo […]