Kennebec Boat & Canoe Co.
The Kennebec Boat and Canoe Company built its first canoes in December of 1909. The company was founded by George F. Terry, who was formerly a railroad station agent, ice cutter, publisher and merchandiser. Terry’s son, George F. Terry, Jr.
Writing on the back of this snapshot puts the location as Camp-of-the-Woods, Lake Pleasant, in the Adirondack Mountains of New York State.
“Jealous?—Who wouldn’t be of George Lott as the net ace canoes with pretty Georgia Coleman, diving champ, at Coral Gables, Fla.?” The capt
Rudy Vallée poses in a Kennebec canoe at his camp on Kezar Lake, in Maine. The canoe appears to be Kennebec’s invisible sponson model.