Category Archives: Beaver Patrol

My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park

My Week as Mayor of Lincoln Park By Richard Mabey Jr. February eighth of 1971 was a day that would forever change my life. From that point on, my life would never be the same. For it was on that … Continue reading

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The Old Tree Fort: Once Home of the Beaver Patrol

A rare photo of my old tree fort, showing the flooring for the eastern planking. The Old Tree Fort: Once Home of the Beaver Patrol By Richard Mabey Jr. I became the Patrol Leader of the Beaver Patrol in September … Continue reading

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Dad’s Red Caboose Birdhouse

Dad’s red caboose birdhouse almost seemed to float down upon the branches of the old maple tree. Dad’s Red Caboose Birdhouse By Richard Mabey Jr. My dad was a great model train enthusiast. When Dad was a teenager, he began … Continue reading

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The Old Beaver Patrol Clubhouse

A drawing that I made of my remembrance of the old Beaver Patrol’s prestigious clubhouse. The Old Beaver Patrol Clubhouse By Richard Mabey Jr. This is a CONDENSED excerpt of one of the chapters of my upcoming novel. This is … Continue reading

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