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Paris Patch_Souvenir

Patch Name: Paris Souvenir Patch

 

Paris 2 Nations Patch

Patch Name: Two Nations, One Friendship

Learn about the long-lasting friendship between the Americans and French which started at the time of the American Revolution. You will also learn a lot about Paris while earning this patch!

 

Paris Patch DDay

Patch Name: D-Day 1944 Normandy

Thousands of American, British and Canadian soldiers landed on the beaches in Normandy on June 6, 1944 to free France and Europe from Nazi domination during World War II. Learn about the beaches and cliffs where so many soldiers lost their lives and become familiar with the numerous museums and memorial sites that explain the importance of the D-Day Landing.

 

Paris Patch_Fontainebleau

Patch Name: Fontainebleau

Visit Fontainebleau chateau and its gardens and then answer the questionnaire. If you are unable to visit Fontainebleau in person, you may research the chateau and gardens on the internet to complete the patch requirements in the internet research section of the questionnaire.

 

Paris Patch Underground

Patch Name: Paris Underground

You may have visited Paris by day or by night, but have you ever visited Paris Underground? You’ll explore, either in person or from afar, the underground highlights of our intriguing city, traveling by metro and visiting famous crypts, catacombs, historical fountains and even touring the sewer system.

 

Paris Patch Worlds

Patch Name: Paris Worlds to Explore

Explore Paris, either in person or from afar, and earn the “Paris Worlds to Explore” Patch which guides you to many of the highlights of this fascinating city. If you visit Paris in person, see the sights, but also taste French pastry, sit in an outdoor café or ride on a Bateau Mouche to get the whole Parisian experience!

 

Paris Patch Peace

Patch Name: Paris Peace Patch

This patch encourages children to resolve conflict, reach out to others in peace and friendship, to dedicate themselves to acts of kindness, to understand our differences to avoid misunderstandings, and to rejoice in our likenesses.

 

Image - Women in Paris

Patch Name: Women in Paris

This patch provides intriguing glimpses into the lives of famous French and American women who have lived in Paris.

If you are in Paris and would like to earn the patch by doing walking tours, please contact parispatches@usagso.org to access the tours.

 

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Patch Name: Historical Versailles

Kings, Queens, statues and things … travel back in time and discover the rich historical and cultural heritage of Versailles: its buildings, parks, breathtaking gardens and the famous Palace of Versailles. Rare art collections, special concerts, and open-air sound and light performances are only a few of the treasures you will uncover on this historical adventure.

 

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Patch Name: Africa to America

Discover the history of African Americans in Paris: the amazing art of Lois Mailou Jones, the heroism of the Harlem Hellfighters, Josephine Baker’s generosity and much more