Camping in 1898


Camping in 1898
Camping in 1898

This group of campers was making eating breakfast after a rugged night in the woods in 1989. The boys seemed to have the wood supply in hand. Life seems pretty tough already then, it’s hard to imagine the appeal of camping.

Linda Lewis says, “The lady in the far back left is my grandmother Alena(or e) Olden Peterson, wife of Pete; the woman just right and in front of her is my great aunt Anna Peterson (never married) sister of Pete.”

Both Anna and Peter were children of Torger Peterson, one of the founders of Ohop Valley.

Image courtesy of Linda Lewis.

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Back side of photograph
Back side of photograph

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