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8 years ago
boilerbob7
No bonfires the weekend we were there. Everything was wet and muddy on Satutday, and frozen on Sunday. Breakfast bacon really smelled good on the pot belly stove.
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9 years ago
boilerbob7
My boy scout troop from Englewood Methodist church at 64th and Stewart went to camp Fort Dearborn in 1955. There wood cabins with double bunks between the road and the river with wood or coal (?) burning stoves, It was cold weather and when we tried to start a fire, the smoke backed up into the cabin, My scoutmaster, MR Rambo and his assistant Mr. Barrett, with the help of his son Bobby Barrett, d
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9 years ago
boilerbob7
My school was the Lewis_Champlain at 320 W. Englewood Ave. (62nd St.) The land is now the playing field for Englewood High School.
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9 years ago
boilerbob7
During the seventies, I had several friends who lived on a couple of them. One had a large piano. There was a houseboat that we used as a clubhouse we called the "North Branch Yacht Club" It had running water during the summer (a hose from the nearby factory with owners approval) and a telephone. Several people used the area for winter boat storage since the water very seldom had any ice
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