Ten Mile River Trader

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Archive for January, 2012

Camp Wauwepex 1953 Cut Edge Patch

by @ Tuesday, January 24th, 2012. Tags: ,
Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps, Uncategorized

According to Bill Cotter’s Wauwepex History: Camp Wauwepex opened in 1921 in Miller Place, then moved to the present location the next year. It has faithfully served campers from Nassau County ever since. As might be expected of a camp that old, it is steeped in Scouting tradition and history. Wauwepex served the Scouts of […]

Camp Seneca 1958 Woven Patch

by @ Saturday, January 21st, 2012. Filed under pre-1960 NYS Camps

Camp Seneca was part of the Sullivan Trail Council. In 1990 Sullivan Trail Council merged with Steuben Area Council to form Five Rivers Council. This type of patch is referred to as a woven and was popular in the late 1950’s but has since fallen out of favor at least in the US Scouting World.

Camp Kunatah 1953 Staff Neckerchief

by @ Sunday, January 15th, 2012. Tags:
Filed under Camp Kunatah, Ten Mile River pre-1965

I recently acquired a 1953 Staff Neckerchief from  Ten Mile river’s Camp Kunatah. There is also a staff patch issued for this year. The staff patch is still a need of mine. As far as I know, this is the only time there was both a patch and a neckerchief issued by a TMR camp […]

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