Old Business: Cool for the Summer

Eugene Revels, 5, right, of New York City, enjoys spending two weeks in July 1964 with Marty Canillas, 4, and his family on Airport Road in West Lebanon, N.H. Revels is amongst the 10,000 children entertained by "Friendly Town" hosts through the efforts of the 'New York Herald Tribune's' Fresh Air Fund, started in 1877. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Please send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Concert goers enjoy a warm summer evening and a performance on the Colburn Park bandstand in downtown Lebanon, N.H., in July 1965. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Concert goers enjoy a warm summer evening and a performance on the Colburn Park bandstand in downtown Lebanon, N.H., in July 1965. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
The Casual Base Coaching Approach, reads the caption in the July 22, 1964, edition of the Valley News about the annual adult softball tournament in Lebanon, N.H. "There are no bunts allowed. No fast pitching. No stealing. No leading. And no anything else in which a forty year old player would be at a disadvantage," said the accompanying story. (Valley News - XXX) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
The Camping Scene: Home Away From Home, reads the caption in the July 27, 1966, edition of the Valley News. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
The Camping Scene: Home Away From Home, reads the caption in the July 27, 1966, edition of the Valley News. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Photographers' Paradise: The Upper Valley Camera Club enjoys an outing on June 5, 1966. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
Photographers' Paradise: The Upper Valley Camera Club enjoys an outing on June 5, 1966. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
The beach at the Hanover Recreation Area in Hanover, N.H., is a welcome place on a warm day on June 29, 1966. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.
The beach at the Hanover Recreation Area in Hanover, N.H., is a welcome place on a warm day on June 29, 1966. (Valley News - Larry McDonald) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

A look back at how residents enjoyed the area’s season offerings in the 1960s.

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