Ten Mile River Trader

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Archive for April, 2008

Newcombe Scout Camp

by @ Monday, April 21st, 2008. Filed under Camp Newcombe

Camp Newcombe was one of the short-term camps of Greater New York Councils from the 1930’s until the 1960’s. It was located on Long Pond near Wading River Long Island.  It was a small camp, approximately 45 acres on a 40 acre natural lake. It was also used at least for a time in the […]

The End of an Era

by @ Thursday, April 17th, 2008. Filed under Uncategorized

For those whose experience at TMR goes back to the 1960’s and earlier, you likely remember the Donut Farm and the Slide Farm. Another institution in the TMR area is coming to and end. Benton Wallace Mitchell of Barryville, NY, owner of Bakers Tap Room, a retired machinist and longtime resident of the area, died […]

Discovery – TMR 40th Anniversary Neckerchief

by @ Wednesday, April 16th, 2008. Filed under Ten Mile River - Modern

This hasn’t happened to me in quite a while, at least in more modern (post 1965) TMR issues.  1967 was the 40th Anniversary of TMR.  It was also my first year at Camp (Nainque to be precise).  I don’t remember this neckerchief, but I wasn’t collecting patches back than and did not even buy a […]

Ihpetonga Staff 1956

by @ Sunday, April 6th, 2008. Tags:
Filed under Camp Ihpetonga

Camp Ihpetonga, was part of the Brooklyn Scout Camps at Ten Mile River.  It was located on the Delaware River side of the camp.  Another one of my Staff neckerchief needs. My TMR Staff Neckerchief needs: Aquehonga: 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 59, Chappegat: 49, 50, 51, 53, Davis Lake: 59 Headquarters: 49, 50, […]

Natural Gas Extraction at TMR

by @ Saturday, April 5th, 2008. Filed under Uncategorized

Update: August 13, 2007 –  I have been remiss in updating this post.  I personally spoke with Bob Madsen on Alumni Day in July.  He confirmed to me that while the Council is exploring the possibility of leasing , at that point no lease has been signed.  The Council continues to gather information and  exploring […]

Aquehonga Staff Patch 1952

by @ Thursday, April 3rd, 2008. Filed under Camp Aquehonga

Pictured below is a staff patch from Camp Aquehonga from 1952.   This is one of my TMR staff needs. My TMR Staff Neckerchief Needs: Aquehonga: 49, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 59, Chappegat: 49, 50, 51, 53, Davis Lake: 59 Headquarters: 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, Iphetonga: 55, 58, […]

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