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Concord Girl scout troops walk historic downtown, gain new badge

Concord Girl scout troops walk historic downtown, gain new badge

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CONCORD — Local Girl Scout troops participated in a historic walk in downtown Concord on Sunday to work toward earning a new badge.

Brownie Troop 323, Junior Troop 3142 and Cadette Troop 334 visited three downtown spots Sunday, Sept. 13, to learn about Concord’s history. The Girl Scout troops participated in the historic walk to gain the Scouting Out Historic Concord badge.

Norman McCullough, who recently released his book, “Warren Clay Coleman, the Leader of the First Black Textile Mill in America,” spoke at the site of the former general store about Coleman’s contributions to the city. 

The troops also stopped outside the Historic Cabarrus County Courthouse to learn about all four courthouses that have served the county.

Peg Morrison joined the group outside the Cannon home to talk about the Cannon Foundation and the school it helped start. 

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