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Title Diary, 1901, unknown author. Trip from Philadelphia to Lake George, NY.
Object Name Diary
Scope & Content Diary, 1901 (July 26 - August 2 or 3), unknown author. Trip from Philadelphia to Lake George, NY. List of people in the camping party, forty-four names . Mention of two who cannot go. They met in Philadelphia, went to NY by train and to Albany by boat up the Hudson. From there another boat went to Caldwell, then another steamer to the island, "Agnes."
Tents were raised, caterers served dinner, all slept well. Description of campsite and location.
They all gathered it the dining tent for programs, also enjoy fishing, reading, hiking, swimming, baseball, etc. Visited ruins of Fort Ticonderoga. Returned to Philadelphia after a week enjoyed in the outdoors.
Collection Diary Collection
Extent 1 volume.