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Lakes Region and Lake Winnipesaukee

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Lakeport: Starting point and deep water terminus on Lake Winnipesaikee.


The Weirs: Mecca for vacation pleasure seekers.


Loon Island: Summer home of Dr. Maxie N. Woodring and vacation spot for the faculty of Columbia University.


Pine Island: Beauty spot and present summer residence of Methodist Bishop G. Btromley Oxnam and Dr. Henry Hitt Crane.


Bear Island: Second largest island as well as heaviest populated on Lake Winnipesaukee.

 



Beaver Island: Formerly occupied by John Shepard III, President of the Yankee Network.


Three Mile Island: From their sixty cottages and tents located here, members of the Applachian Mountain Club of Boston view one of the most beautiful combinations of lake, mountain, and shoreline scenery to be found in the world. The list of summer residents would fill a "Who's Who" book of authors.


East Bear Island: From here, may be had the finest view of Mt. Washington.


Birch Island: Privately occupied by Birch Island Associates and one of the first to be developed for summer cottage occupancy.


Sandy Island: Over 50 years ago this island was purchased by the Boston Y.M.C.A. for a men's camp. Today it is operated as a vacation camp for adults and families. Visitors are welcome anytime, if they make themselves known at the camp office. A five hour stayover is possible between the morning boat and the afternoon boat. Arrangements may be made for a family style lunch in the central dining hall or a snack at the lodge store.


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