Remer, MN, Big Boy Lake, Maple Dell Resort, ca 1950
My father knew Mr. Jennings, who I think was the owner – since my father died in 1952, that summer of 1950 or 51 was our last vacation – I’d love any more information about Maple Dell, including more photos from that period of time if still exist and are available
Excited to find this, great memories of summer family vacations, would love more information to email@example.com
My grandparents, Jim and Alvina Sharp, managed Maple Dell Resort. I’m told that I took my first steps in 1950 in front of those steps. I have lots of good memories growing up at Big Boy Lake. I still have the big dinner bell from Maple Dell. Alvina Sharp just passed away in August, 2014 at age 103. This resort has been a bible camp since about 1959. The lodge is still standing.
Thanks for your interest in early resorts, and for sharing information on Maple Dell Resort!
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