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Huntington Beach’s Boy Scout Troop 1 will celebrate 100 years with a park party Saturday

Huntington Beach’s Boy Scout Troop 1 will celebrate 100 years with a park party Saturday

They’ve hiked up Mount Whitney, plumbed the depths of Death Valley and trekked the cascading Rocky Mountains.

Now they’re celebrating their 100th anniversary.

Boy Scout Troop 1 of Huntington Beach will hold a free centennial celebration Saturday at the Russ Paxson Cabin in Lake Park at Lake and 11th streets in Huntington.

The public can attend an open house from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and a ceremony at 2 p.m. to hear about the history of the troop. A noon lunch is invitation-only.

The troop is one of the oldest and continually active troops in the nation, said troop committee member Karie Gillen. It has about 90 active members, a testament to the growth of an...

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