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Online Giving

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Father Tim Vakoc Collection

On View Indefinitely

Father Tim Vakoc, Catholic Priest, Army Chaplain, and Eagle Scout from Robbinsdale, Minnesota, died in June 2009 after having been injured by an IED in Iraq four years previously. His friends and family have made a gift to the museum of some of his Boy Scout memorabilia, as well as his Army field desk, which is now on display. In addition to being an Eagle Scout, Father Tim was in the Order of the Arrow, attended two National Jamborees, serving on the staff, and acted as chaplain at Tomahawk Scout Reservation located on Long Lake, Wisconsin. His Boy Scout material was so important to him that he packed it in a small box and gave it to friends to hold until he returned from his tour in Iraq. While he did not live to take it back, the museum will exhibit some of it indefinitely, in tribute to a life of service.