Contributed by Friendship Museum
The crowd gathered at the Jameson & Wotton Wharf bid goodbye to the boys who attended Camp Durrell, a boys' camp located on Moody Island, now known as Crotch Island, a few miles off the coast of Friendship. It was founded by the Massachussets and Rhode Island Young Men's Christian Associations in 1894.
The Eastern Steamboat Company provided daily trips from Boston to Friendship during the summer for campers and their visiting parents.
About This Item
- Title: Camp Durrell Boys Leaving Friendship, ca. 1908
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Local Name: Davis Point
- Town: Friendship
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 29.85 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Piers & wharves--Maine--Friendship
- Family members--Maine--Friendship
- Young Men's Christian associations--Maine--Friendship
- Boys camps
- Camp Durrell
- Crotch Island
- Eastern Steamboat Company
- Jameson & Wotton wharf
- Moody Island
- Summer camps
For more information about this item, contact:Friendship Museum
PO Box 226, Friendship, ME 04547
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