Eli Frederick Parker
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  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • United States
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Boy Scouts of America
Team Name
Friends of Cedar Falls Parker
Project Title
Improving Cedar Falls Park Nature Trails
Project Description
We mapped out hiking trails, designed an guide and interest points for a Nature Trail, designed an entrance sign to the park, and renovated a historical old homesite foundation in the park.

Parker's Patrol Publicizing Product

The Patrol finished Cedar Falls Park and the Homesite and gave a talk to the ladies of theLake Forest Garden Club.  Unfortunately it rained during the presentation.

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Renovating an old Homesite

My group renovated the foundation of an old homesite in Cedar Falls Park, Chapel Hill.  We dug out a pile of glass, rocks, and briars and turned a real eyesore into a historic site along a hiking trail.  We found 10  one hundred year old glass marbles that kids used to play with who lived in the house, an old toy…


Posted on October 5, 2012 at 10:51am


Thanks to a bunch of boyscouts and other teen volunteers, Cedar Falls Park has its hiking trails marked appropriately. We pulled out 26 old posts and remarked the trails with Rhino marking system.  It looks great.  You can drive a Mack Truck over the sign posts, and they still stand straight and mighty.  The posts were pulled out using a lever system and physics  - an 8 foot post as a lever, 3 small cinder blocks as a fulcrum and a board to catch the lip of the post.  These posts had been in…


Posted on October 3, 2012 at 12:28pm

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At 3:08pm on December 6, 2012, Allison Hague said…

Hi Eli,

Please note that your project has been highlighted on the home page of this site, congratulations on all your hard work! Please continue to post your new developments and photos so everyone can see what's new!""

At 2:39pm on October 5, 2012, Allison Hague said…

So cool! I'm sure lots of future hikers will be very thankful!

At 10:16am on October 2, 2012, Allison Hague said…

Hi Eli,

Sounds like you're doing great work! Please post photos and new developments on the site so everyone can see all your hard work!



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