by Jennifer Schlick
The Marys is the primitive campsite that features two lean-tos named in memory and honor of Mary Cooper and Mary Alice Campbell.
Even before the site was finished, a daytime event was held there in August 2021. The Gourmet Hotdog Roast was an auction item in a fundraiser for The Marys. The family-friendly event was purchased by Carrie Wolfgang, daughter of Mary Alice Campbell. She invited her whole family out to enjoy the site.
'Nnifer and Ro made salads, a condiment bar for the hotdog toppings, and brought ingredients for s'mores (of course). The meal was topped off with camp pie biscuits cooked over the coals.
We didn't ask them to, but the family assisted us by bringing the roofing materials from a pile on the road near Sunset all the way in to the lean-tos! Thanks, all!
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