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Forum: Winni Wildlife 05-12-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,629
Posted By Lakeflier
We have had our first hummer at Whortleberry...

We have had our first hummer at Whortleberry Island Friday. Looking for the feeder, which wasn’t out yet. Now it is!


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Forum: General Discussion 03-11-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,235
Posted By Lakeflier
I think this is a different property very near...

I think this is a different property very near the one we saw, which did have a nearly finished house. I can’t find that listing now. This one is listed as pending per Realtor.com, so someone has...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,235
Posted By Lakeflier
Last summer we took a look at it from the water....

Last summer we took a look at it from the water. The area is very peaceful as water is shallow, unsuitable for fast boat traffic, and navigation is tricky . We were able get to the dock with our...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,842
Posted By Lakeflier
We have seen at least a half dozen gray squirrels...

We have seen at least a half dozen gray squirrels and one red squirrel swimming from Nineacre Island to Whortleberry Island over the last few days. They seem to be pretty good swimmers, though our...
Forum: Winni Wildlife 08-27-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,030
Posted By Lakeflier
Last summer we heard frantic shrieking from a...

Last summer we heard frantic shrieking from a gull, and looked out to see an eagle just taking off with one gull in its talons and the other (its mate?) chasing from above, screaming and pounding on...
Forum: General Discussion 05-05-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,239
Posted By Lakeflier
On Whortleberry Island our power went out about 2...

On Whortleberry Island our power went out about 2 AM, back on by 6:30 AM. That was some wind!


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Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,680
Posted By Lakeflier
...lanterns and flashlights. There were no flush...

...lanterns and flashlights. There were no flush toilets or showers, a big adjustment for the girls! The job paid peanuts in money but fortunes in experience.


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Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,680
Posted By Lakeflier
I was a CIT then counselor at Girl Scout Camp...

I was a CIT then counselor at Girl Scout Camp Treasure Island early ‘60s. It was a magical place where girls from all kinds of backgrounds lived, worked and played together. At first the inner city...
Forum: General Discussion 05-01-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,126
Posted By Lakeflier
We’ve just settled in on Whortleberry Island in...

We’ve just settled in on Whortleberry Island in our full time summer home. No ice damage or leaking pipes! Woohoo!


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Forum: Boating 04-03-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,156
Posted By Lakeflier
The canvas shop at Melvin Marina might be able to...

The canvas shop at Melvin Marina might be able to help you, and can measure your boat at the dock.


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Forum: General Discussion 01-30-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,293
Posted By Lakeflier
We are full-time summer residents on Whortleberry...

We are full-time summer residents on Whortleberry Island and get good internet service with Fairpoint. We do not have landline telephone. We keep service in winter, as we have a webcam.

Our...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,569
Posted By Lakeflier
Or Pushmepullyou...

Or Pushmepullyou...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-20-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,081
Posted By Lakeflier
Thanks! Sent from my iPad using...

Thanks!


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Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 17,540
Posted By Lakeflier
We bought 2 Whortleberry Island (north end) a...

We bought 2 Whortleberry Island (north end) a year and a half ago, and we love it. Quiet for Winni, and pretty view of Ossipee Mts. #7 Whortleberry is available with Maxfield/Island RE, listed at...
Forum: History 07-14-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 24,891
Posted By Lakeflier
Just as I remember! I started as a camper in 1956...

Just as I remember! I started as a camper in 1956 in the Spyglass unit, and went to TI every summer, later as a CIT and in my last year as a counselor in 1963 in Crow's Nest.

The double-ended...
Forum: General Discussion 07-14-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 44,204
Posted By Lakeflier
Wow, Meg! I had forgotten that wonderful poem. ...

Wow, Meg! I had forgotten that wonderful poem. Thanks for bringing it back to me. Kushy


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Forum: History 07-14-2017, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,578
Posted By Lakeflier
The island was originally Redhead Island but I...

The island was originally Redhead Island but I understand it was changed to Treasure Island when it became a Boy Scout camp.


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Forum: General Discussion 07-12-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 12,264
Posted By Lakeflier
In the interest of accuracy, Runway 08-26 at LCI...

In the interest of accuracy, Runway 08-26 at LCI is 5,890 feet. At CON runway 17-35 is 6,005 feet, just a bit longer. Both airports have ILS and RNAV (GPS) approaches to at least one runway.

...
Forum: History 07-10-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,578
Posted By Lakeflier
Lovelakelife, I'll make a point of checking it...

Lovelakelife, I'll make a point of checking it out next time I'm over that way. Thanks!
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-10-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,081
Posted By Lakeflier
roofer

Thanks to everyone for replies. Will check out Corey Boucher and Piper.
Forum: History 07-08-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,578
Posted By Lakeflier
Camp Treasure Island

Anyone on the forum have memories of Camp Treasure Island? It was owned and operated by the Greater Boston Girl Scout Council until the early 60's, when it closed because it was too expensive to run...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 07-08-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,081
Posted By Lakeflier
Need roofer for island cottage

We're looking for someone to install a standing seam metal roof on a cottage on Whortleberry Island, Tuftonboro. Anyone have a recommendation for a reliable installer who does good work?
Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 07-08-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 22,024
Posted By Lakeflier
Fried clams

Red Hill has great clams! It's in Center Harbor.
Forum: General Discussion 06-15-2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,479
Posted By Lakeflier
Low Flying Planes

Hi Meredith,
There is a Military Operations Area (Yankee 1&2 MOA) that extends roughly from Meredith at the south to Mount Washington to the east to Berlin to the north, and Topsham, VT to the west....
Forum: History 06-09-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 67,873
Posted By Lakeflier
Reunion

Broadhopper,
I'll watch for news of a Belknap reunion. I see the one last year was in October. It would be fun to meet up with later students to hear how the college developed.

I remember Mr....
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