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Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts, died 8 January 1941.

Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts, died 8 January 1941.

Lady and Sir Baden Powell, founders of Boy and Girl Scouts I met Lady Baden Powell ant the 1969 New Zealand 5th National Jamboree.

Lady and Sir Baden Powell, founders of Boy and Girl Scouts I met Lady Baden Powell ant the 1969 New Zealand 5th National Jamboree.

A pocket sized version of the Guide Baden-Powell Challenge Award for Black and White printing / copying

A pocket sized version of the Guide Baden-Powell Challenge Award for Black and White printing / copying

Lord B. Powell.  Read his farewell letter to scouts everywhere.  There is a man who loves children.

Lord B. Powell. Read his farewell letter to scouts everywhere. There is a man who loves children.

The grave of Robert Baden-Powell,  founder of the Boy Scouts, who died in Nyeri, Kenya in 1941. When his wife Olave, founder of the Girl Guides of America, died in 1977, her ashes were sent to Kenya and interred beside her husband. Kenya has declared Baden-Powell's grave a national monument. The gravestone bears a circle with a dot in the center, which is the Boy Scout trail sign for "I have gone home."

The grave of Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts, who died in Nyeri, Kenya in 1941. When his wife Olave, founder of the Girl Guides of America, died in 1977, her ashes were sent to Kenya and interred beside her husband. Kenya has declared Baden-Powell's grave a national monument. The gravestone bears a circle with a dot in the center, which is the Boy Scout trail sign for "I have gone home."

According to his wife, Olave , an envelope marked 'In the event of my death' was carried by Robert Baden-Powell  whilst on his travels in la...

According to his wife, Olave , an envelope marked 'In the event of my death' was carried by Robert Baden-Powell whilst on his travels in la...