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Where Did The Name for Camp Newcombe Come From?

by @ Tuesday, May 6th, 2008. Filed under Camp Newcombe

A few days back, I posted on a neckerchief from Camp Newcombe, while wandering about the web, I came across some information on Richard S. Newcombe (1880-1930) led a life dedicated to public service, most notably as Queens Country District Attorney from 1924 to 1929, where he prosecuted some of the most famous cases of […]

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 […]

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