Family and Scout Days: Civil War Spies in Frederick County
This event posted by: Amy Pickett
Friday, May 02, 2014 thru Saturday, May 03, 2014
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Museum of Frederick County History
24 E Church St.
Frederick, MD 21701
Families and Scouts will follow the trail of John Babcock, third in command of the US Bureau of Military Information, who was based in Frederick during the Gettysburg Campaign and narrowly escaped capture by Confederate cavalry. Participants will complete crafts and activities at the museum then follow Babcock’s clues through downtown Frederick to help save the Union. Activities will work toward Brownie “Letterboxer” badge, Junior “Geocacher” badge, and Cub scout “Map & Compass” Belt Loop. Each session is limited to 20 children, so sign up early! 10am-11:30am, 12:30pm-2pm and 2:30pm-4pm