Ernest Thompson Seton

Aug 14, 1860 - Oct 23, 1946

Ernest Thompson Seton was an author, wildlife artist, founder of the Woodcraft Indians in 1902 and one of the founding pioneers of the Boy Scouts of America in 1910. Seton also influenced Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of one of the first Scouting organizations. His notable books related to Scouting include The Birch Bark Roll and the Boy Scout Handbook. He is responsible for the appropriation and incorporation of what he believed to be American Indian elements into the traditions of the BSA.
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“Fort Smith, being the place of my longest stay, was the scene of my largest medical practice.”

Ernest Thompson Seton
Aug 14, 1860 - Oct 23, 1946
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