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The decade began with a 50th anniversary celebration, and the use of the house was promoted to a wider Hiingham community. The Boy Scouts remained active partners in helping to maintain the building and grounds. A major renovation occurred in the first half of the decade, including a new kitchen and 2 bathrooms in the basement level.

 

1980

 

"It was suggested that a mailing or telephoning be made to all local civic organizations advising them of the availability of the Girl Scout House for rental for meetings". Calls were made to the League of Women Voters, the Hingham Civic Music theatre, Mother's Club, Hingham Women's Club, Hingham Garden Club, and Hingham Senior Citizens."

Troop 4 of Hingham Boy Scouts has recently used the house for evening meetings. They were favorable impressed with our facility and as a service project they assigned a patrol to clean out some underbrush and remove bushes.

Nancy Greeley's son made some repairs, caulked, scraped, and painted windows and doors, the Girl Scout emblem over the front door, and boarded up the recent broken windows.

 

1982

 

A discussion ensued about installing a telephone at the Girl Scout House.