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,
                   director 1942-1960
                 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.

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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.

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