The Chattanooga Boy Scouts have participated in Memorial Day activities at the Chattanooga National Cemetery since as early as 1915. Today, these exercises include placing flags on gravesites.
1915-12-4 - What the Boy Scouts Have Done in a Year
1934-05-29 - Donations of Flowers Needed for Cemetery
1935-12-1 - First Boy Scouts of Chattanooga at 14
1998-05-24 - Remembering the Fallen (Chattanooga Times Free Press at A1)
April 2002 Council Newsletter (calling that year's flag placement the 25th anniversary of such activity).
HIWASSEE RIVER RAFT RACE
The Great Hiwassee Raft Race started in 1978 as a North Hamilton District event. In 1979, the North Hamilton District ran the event again, but as a Council-wide event. Since then, the event has been either a district event or council event.