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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.
About This Item
- 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: 23 cm x 27 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 2085, Rec. Gp. 31A, Fl. 2
- Collection: Yellow House papers : the Laura E. Richards collection
- Object Type: Image
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