Episode 044: Madison Scouts Part I

“In 1937, a group of Madison businessmen watch a performance of the Racine Scouts at the University of Wisconsin Stock Pavilion. Impressed by the possibilities of a top-notch, entertaining youth activity, they decided Madison should have a scout drum and bugle corps as well. The men, led by E.J. Hess, organized the Madison Scout Drum and Bugle Corps and held its first rehearsal on February 8, 1938.” …

 

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