Charlie Horan found this video of Wildwood in 1915. The connection to Wenonah? At about the 1:49 mark, Dr. Lorence of the Wenonah Military Academy and his wife arrive at the Hotel Adelphi-Witte in Wildwood.
Click on the link below to watch the video.
You can go to this link to get another look at the Hotel Adelphi-Witte.
Undated photo of Wenonah Military Academy cadets on the march.
Geoffrey Schulz asked:
Looking toward Oak Valley? Is my orientation correct?
Jeff Wentzell replied:
Dave Brangan replied:
Yes, the road goes uphill after the bridge to what is now Oak Valley.
Charles Trocolli asked:
Charles Trocolli Hey gang, what is that building with the smokestack?
Larry Smith wrote:
We heard about Arthur J. Holeton at the 2017 Cemetery Walk sponsored by the Wenonah Historical Society, Wenonah NJ Post 192 of The American Legion and Wenonah Cemetery Association. Here's his senior bio from the 1912 Yearbook of the the Wenonah Military Academy.
Kathryn MacGregor's donation of Wenonah Military Academy items included this silverware, which was first used at the Wenonah Inn, and then at the Wenonah Military Academy.
The Wenonah Inn was open from about 1880 until 1904 when it became the Wenonah Military Academy.
This assortment of Wenonah Military Academy buttons, pins, rings, and even a pocket knife, was donated by Kathryn MacGregor.
Pen knife or pocket knife? Quill pens, anyone? See the PDF below.
A souvenir paddle from Camp Wenonah, a donation to the Wenonah Historical Society from Kathryn MacGregor.
A Camp Wenonah tee shirt that was donated by Kathryn MacGregor. It has not been worn, but is a bit dirty and faded after 80-90 years.
Kathryn MacGregor, daughter of former Camp Wenonah owner and operator Captain David C. Knight, donated several items from Camp Wenonah, including this sign. The camp was located in Poyntelle, PA along the shore of Lake Poyntelle.
For the summer of 1936 the camp was accepting 60 boys. Every five boys would have one councilor. All councilors would be college students.
Kathryn MacGregor donated this sword to the Wenonah Historical Society. The sword was given to her father, Captain David Knight, by an academy cadet. The saber was made by Reed Company in Philadelphia and is engraved with the name Robert Q. Hinkle.
Wenonah resident Lauren Leer donated this copper plate, which was used for printing postcards of the Wenonah Military Academy, to the Wenonah Historical Society. The inscription on the postcard reads "Wenonah Military Academy; Wenonah, NJ; Pub. by H. Heinkel." Larry Smith hopes to print an actual postcard.
A positive image obtained through photo software reveals the following possible result of actually printing from the plate. In both cases the rectangle is skewed by the camera angle.
Views was contributed to the Wenonah Historical Society by Jeff Wentzel.
These garments from the Wenonah Military Academy are in the collection of the Wenonah Historical Society.