Hand-sewing project with 4-H Sewing Group and tend to the Museum gardens.
Camp Keystone for Girls
Camp Keystone for Girls, 1916-1918, 1919-present
Location: Siniard Farm (Deer Lake Village today), Cashiers Valley Road
Owners: Miss Fannie Webb Holt & Miss Florence Ellis (died in 1926)
Catherine Ellis Ives (Florence's neice) purchased in 1942,
William Mare Ives, director 1961-1983
Pages Ives Lemel, directory 1984-presesnt
Other Information: Oldest continuously ran camp in Transylvania County. The first housing consisted of tents on raised platforms.
Ormand, Rev. Ben F. A History and Some Tales of Camp Carolina. Brevard, NC: Ben F. Ormand, 1990?
Ecusta Echo, June 1942
Box 5. Camps. Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room, Transylvania County Library
MJM Box 26. Camps. Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room, Transylvania County Library
For additional information on Summer Camps of Transylvania County visit the
Rowell Bosse North Carolina Room on the second floor of the Transylvania County Library.