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This Minnesota troop’s Scout hut is a former train depot

Postado originalmente em Bryan on Scouting:

I’ve always been fascinated by the concept of a Scout hut.

That’s the term for a standalone building whose sole purpose is hosting Scout meetings and storing Scout stuff.

Growing up, my troop met every Sunday in a large conference room on the second floor of the city municipal building where my dad worked. We were lucky to have such a large, well-appointed, easily accessible space for our meetings. But it’s impossible to make such a space feel like your own when it’ll be used the next day for government business.

That’s where Scout huts like the one owned by Troop 228 of New London, Minn., really shine. Their building once was the train depot in the town that sits two hours west of Minneapolis.

Some old buildings get a second life as a Scout hut, while others are built strictly for that purpose. Some Scout huts, like this unique…

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