Girl Scout Cookies

Title

Girl Scout Cookies

Title

Girl Scout Cookies

Date

2001-01-16

County

Philadelphia

Type

City

Marker Location

1401 Arch Street, Philadelphia

Marker Text

On November 11, 1932, Girl Scouts baked & sold cookies for the first time in the windows of the Philadelphia Gas & Electric Co. here. This endeavor soon became a Philadelphia tradition. In 1936 the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. adopted the annual cookie sale as a national program.

Files

girl-scout-cookies.jpg

Citation

“Girl Scout Cookies,” The Land of Penn and Plenty: Bringing History to the Table, accessed July 4, 2022, https://pafoodways.omeka.net/items/show/95.