Forest Lodge tours
To the Editor:
There has been much publicity lately about Forest Lodge, the former home of writer Louise Dickenson Rich, on Rapid River in Upton. Anyone interested in visiting the lodge to see the places described in “We Took to the Woods” and others of Rich’s books may be interested to know that two tours of the area will take place in the next two weeks.
On Saturday, Aug. 31, Don Palmer, director of Oquossoc Sporting Heritage Museum, will lead trips by boat to Middle Dam from both South Arm and from Mill Brook with transportation to Forest Lodge. The following Saturday, Sept. 7, Upton Historical Society will conduct a trip by van from school house on Mill Road to Forest Lodge. Both tours require reservations and are being conducted as fundraisers for the respective nonprofit organizations.
To register for the Aug. 31 trip contact Don or Stephanie Palmer at the museum at 207-864-5647. The cost is $75 per person including lunch. For the Sept. 7 trip contact Charlotte Dominique in Upton at 207-533-2061. The cost is $65 per person and also includes lunch.
Steve Wight, Friends of Forest Lodge