Camp Merryweather Farewell Message, 1938

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Camp Merryweather Farewell Message,  1938

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Former Camp Merryweather staff members, many of whom also had been campers, sent a farewell message to Henry Richards, the camp director who was known as "Skipper," when the camp closed for good in 1938. Richards (1848-1949) had retired in 1934.

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About This Item

  • Title: Camp Merryweather Farewell Message, 1938
  • Creation Date: 1938-07-17
  • Subject Date: 1938-07-17
  • Town: Belgrade Lakes
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 22.4 cm x 15.62 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2085, Rec. Gp. 31A
  • Collection: Yellow House papers : the Laura E. Richards collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
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