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Houseboat

The first houseboat at Wohelo was this floating cabin.  Halsey Gulick was Director of this floating camp when he was around 19.  He took a group of boys on the boat for the whole summer all around Sebago Lake, including Boulders Cove below in 1920.

This seemed like a good chance to also show the Steamer Ferry that would bring campers to camp each year.   Below photo looks like a special event during the summer – 1929

March and May 1938 Wohelo Birds.  It seems like whether they wanted to or not it was named with these posts.

The first photo we can find – 1940

1941Another photo from 1941 shows it’s original location off Crow’s Beach.
A rare color photograph from 1942 shows the red roof in the distance in the Rowing Cove.

1947 – War over – Lots of Houseboat photos this decade19481949
1950 – triangle above door?
1951
1952

And this news during the winter of 1953.  Notice the siding changes direction in 1954 below.  Look for the moved Houseboat on Rookies in 1959 below.


1956 – Red boats look good in front.

1958

1959 – There is the old houseboat on Rookies per 1953 article.  Also note the Dock between Rookies and Little Wohelo Beach.  Drone coverage of that at – 1962 Generations of Gulicks have bought silly water toys.

1963
1967 – This photo hangs in the Museum also.  Charlie Hewson.

1970 – a rare interior photo

1973
1977

1981

1987 – after a 45 year break, color photos again.  Did it have a red roof that whole time?

1993

1994 Heidi and Mark during a base rebuild swap

1995
2001

2008

2013

2014


2014
2015