Category Archives: The Old Tree Fort

The Old Cedar On The Mound

A photo of the old cedar on the mound. The Old Cedar On The Mound By Richard Mabey Jr. The old cedar on the mound was an old landmark of the old gang, from my childhood. The old cedar on … Continue reading

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Reflections of My Old Tree Fort

An old photo of myself, from the summer of 1968, standing on the lower level of my old tree fort. Reflections of My Old Tree Fort By Richard Mabey Jr. In the early summer of 1964, having just completed the … Continue reading

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The Fall

This is a picture, from about Year 2000 of the maple tree that I fell from when I was 11 years old, during the summer of 1965. I had turned 12 in September of 1965. I took some artistic liberty … Continue reading

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Sleeping Out in the Backyard

The old pup tent provided ideal shelter for sleeping out in the backyard. Sleeping Out in the Backyard By Richard Mabey Jr. In the summer of 1964, I was 10 years old. In September, I would turn 11 and would … Continue reading

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The Old Tree Fort

A great old photo of myself in my old tree fort, in my youth. Please note the knotted rope that I’m holding in my right hand. You had to use the knotted rope to climb up to the higher platforms of … Continue reading

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