Boundary Waters, Trip Reports, BWCA, Stories

Dad's Trip
by Unas10

Trip Type: Paddling Canoe
Entry Date: 08/07/1939
Entry & Exit Point: Clearwater Lake (EP 62)
Number of Days: 6
Group Size: 3
Trip Introduction:
On a recent visit with my mother, she showed me an old ledger. My dad (Chuck) had used the ledger for notes about a trip he took with two friends (Al and Jack) when he was seventeen. Dad and his friends left the Chicago area for their adventure on July 31, 1939.
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July 31st – Played golf. Took bus to Maywood, walked back to Proviso and waited until after 12:00 P.M. *Proviso – Chicago train yards