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Keywords: Boys camps

Historical Items

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Item 7400

Campers at Camp Winnebago, 1921, left side

Contributed by: Camp Winnebago Date: 1921 Location: Fayette Media: Photographic print

Item 18113

Camp Winnebago recording of Buckle Down Winnebago

Contributed by: Camp Winnebago Date: 1964 Location: Fayette Media: sound disc

Item 18121

Camp Winnebago recording of Fight for Winnebago

Contributed by: Camp Winnebago Date: 1964 Location: Fayette Media: music, sound, mp3

Exhibits

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Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

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Songs of Winnebago

An enduring element of summer camps is the songs campers sing around the campfire, at meals, and on many other occasions. Some regale the camp experience and others spur the camp's athletes on to victory.

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Site Pages

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Camp Winnebago

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

Huge shell middens have been found along the shores where natives camped for hundreds of years. After their initial scare by Captain Church's men…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Champlain Society - Page 1 of 2

The Eliot family had been spending summers in the region since Charles was a young boy. The place was important to him, and he wanted to share the…

My Maine Stories

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Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

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Cleaning Fish or How Grandfather and Grandmother got by
by Randy Randall

Grandfather and Grandmother subsisted on the fish Grandfather caught, not always legally.

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam