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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - One hundred years ago in Charleston, 21- to 31-year-old men were learning whether their numbers had been called in a random drawing for World War I's first military draft.

The Owens Bottle Company began producing glass fruit jars in a new factory in Kanawha City.

Troop 31 of the Boy Scouts of America was chartered at Charleston Baptist Temple Church on Morris Street.

The Boy Scouts of America held a small celebration today in their newly renovated facility in Charleston to celebrate it's 100-year milestone.

The celebration included visuals of scouts in uniform, BSA alumni and friends, and a variety of displays, activities and presentations throughout the day, including historical photos and scout gear and memorabilia.
 


 

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