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Camp Winnebago's recording of Silver Sails on Echo Lake

Contributed by Camp Winnebago

Recording of campers from Camp Winnebago in Fayette singing "Silver Sails on Echo Lake," the seventh song on side 1 of the vinyl record produced for the camp in 1964. The song is introduced by Richard Osman, and sung by John Eisner, accompanied by Counselor Staff. This song was composed in 1944 to celebrate the camp's 25th anniversary.

Camp Winnebago was founded on the shores of Echo Lake in 1919 and is a camp for boys ages 8 - 15.

Words to "Silver Sails on Echo Lake"

Silver Sails on Echo Lake
Will shine throughout the years,
A glow no tide can ever break,
Thru laughter, smiles or tears.
Silver sails beyond the shore,
Will linger on and on,
And drift right thru our lives with you
Tho many years have gone.
Someday soon a magic moon
Will shine down from above,
And there you'll be for us to see
Beside the camp we love.
Silver sails on Echo Lake,
On day will turn to gold,
These memories that keep awake,
Are mine to have and hold.

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Other Information

  • Title: Camp Winnebago's recording of Silver Sails on Echo Lake
  • Creator: Camp Winnebago
  • Creation Date: 1964
  • Subject Date: 1964
  • Town: Fayette
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: sound disc
  • Object Type: Video and sound

For more information about this item, contact:

Camp Winnebago
RR 3 Box 1400, Kents Hill, ME 04349
(207) 685-4918

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