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Mountain Lake Park Association


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MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK ASSOCIATION

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON ANNUAL STATEMENT (1902) OF THE MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK ASSOCIATION

The Committee on "Annual Statement" appointed at the last annual meeting of the stockholders submit the following report:

Twenty years ago (1881) last September Rev. C. P. Masden, E. W. Ryan, J. C. Alderson, and W. C. Snodgrass of Wheeling, W. Va. and J. M. Davis of Oakland, Md. rode through "Hoyes Big Pasture", now known as Mt. Lake Park, looking for suitable grounds to establish a summer resort founded upon Christian principles, and designed to afford opportunities for religious and literary instruction and healthful recreation. This wild, picturesque spot found "favor in their eyes" and the four named gentlemen from Wheeling returned to recommend to their associates the location of this resort in the Glade region of the Allegheny Mountains.

The first meeting of the parties interested was held in the City of Wheeling Sept. 9th, 1881. The following gentlemen were present:




ID:
gctg132

Creator:
Editor: Felix G. Robinson

Notes:
The School of Photography, started in 1883 in Mt. Lake Park and conducted by Prof. A. A. Line for over twenty years. It became one of the most popular features1 of the Park's summer program. This photograph was made by the Rev. Dr. Jesse Young in 1884. Picture through the courtesy of his son, Jared B. Young.

Date:
1956

Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland

Original Size:
22 x 15 cms

Subject:
Maryland, History

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1750-1963

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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