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STEREOVIEW LOT of 38, c1870s ALTON BAY, NH CHRISTIAN CAMP MEETING GROUNDS
STEREOVIEW LOT of 38, c1870s ALTON BAY, NH CHRISTIAN CAMP MEETING GROUNDS STEREOVIEW LOT of 38, c1870s ALTON BAY, NH CHRISTIAN CAMP MEETING GROUNDS Click images to enlarge Description (PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE OUR OTHER ITEMS CURRENTLY LISTED ON EBAY.) Extensive group of 38 stereoviews depicting the grounds and participants at the Alton Bay, New Hampshire Christian Camp Meeting Grounds. Depicts; buildings and camper cottages, residents, "World Crisis" publication office, surrounding grounds, etc. Only one image is a duplicate and depicts the "Alton Bay Camp Ground Committee". Quick online research found information about the camp meeting but was mostly limited to the postcard era with very minimal stereoview imagery (suggesting earlier examples such as these are scarce). Other pencil notations on back read as: - Market Square, Alton Bay N.H. - Glen Cottage, Wolfboro N.H. - Alton Bay Opposite Shore -Alton Bay Camp Ground Stands -Alton Bay Ground. Road from Depot to Ground -De Buxton & Pickering, Alton Bay N.H. -Ground & Springfield This "Second Advent" camp held it's first meeting in 1863 at Alton Bay overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee. TheAlton Bay Camp Meeting Association was incorporated in 1876. By the year 1900, approximately 10,000 worshippers attended each summer. Mounted on yellow and orange boards. Condition: toning, light soiling, occasional scuffs and edge bumps, varying contrast, chipped corners, vertical bends and breaks. Please see photos for additional condition review. Questions welcome! Payment Payment must be received within 5 days after listing ends. Shipping … [Click Below for Full Description]
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