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Faculty at Camp Merryweather, North Belgrade, ca. 1920

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Faculty at Camp Merryweather, North Belgrade, ca. 1920

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Camp Merryweather faculty pause for tea at the camp on Horse Point at Great Pond, North Belgrade. Henry (Skipper) Richards (1848-1949), in the front row with the beard and hat, and his wife, Laura E. (Howe) Richards (1850-1943), ran the camp from 1900 to about 1934. To his left is William Davis Ticknor Jr.

The public camp closed in 1938, but continues as a family camp.

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  • Title: Faculty at Camp Merryweather, North Belgrade, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Local Name: Great Pond
  • Town: Belgrade Lakes
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photoprint
  • Dimensions (cm): 23 x 27
  • Local Code: Coll. 2085, Rec. Gp. 31A, Fl. 2
  • Collection: Yellow House Papers
  • Object Type: Image

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(207) 774-1822
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