Woodcraft Memories

Prompted by listening to one of the oral histories, Dr. Maida Barton Follini provided us with the following: Below is the tepee made by my father, H. Allen Barton, following the instructions in Seton’s Book of Woodcraft.  The covering was of canvas ordered from Sears & Roebuck, (not deer skins or bison skins as we … Read more

Questions to Ponder at Year’s End

Dee Seton Barber wrote volumes of poetry. This one we share as 2021 ends. (Originally published in Woodcraft is Lifecraft, 2nd Annual International Woodcraft Communication, 1993.) At Year’s End – The Woodcraft Way by Dee Seton Barber Have I grown in wisdom – tried to understand? Given of myself – offered all an open hand? … Read more

Seton Exhibit at the Summit Bechtel Reserve

There is an exhibit on Ernest Thompson Seton at the Summit Bechtel Reserve , the Boy Scouts of America’s in West Virginia. adjacent to the New River Gorge National River. The exhibit, located in the Hunter’s Hall Interpretive Center in the Joe Crafton Sportsman’s Complex, features a life-like cast figure of Seton. While the Seton … Read more

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