…Not far beyond,…at the "Narrows," lies Rowe's Landing,
where, almost since the "discovery" of Sunapee a quarter of
a century ago, has been located the now famous "Kamp
Komfort." the alluring summer home of the Kamp Komfort
Klub of Springfield, Mass. The camp today, with its modern
accessories of private theatre and roof garden, dining hall
and other conveniences, presents a rather startling contrast
to the original camp of '75.
Another camp ground, Cilley Springs, adjoins it, a little
to the north,…
Rounding Echo Point, the steamer parts the waters of
Blodgett's Bay with its prow and soon ties up at the wharf
at Blodgett's Landing. This remarkable resort has been
aptly termed a summer city. Its scores of cottages almost
jostle each other, and once within its environs the visitor
finds himself gazing with surprise down the long vista of a
veritable main street, which is patriotically named after the
Father of his Country. A board esplanade also runs parallel
with the lake shore, affording easy access to the wharves
and boathouses and summer pavilions.
Blodgett's Landing was founded about 21 years ago, and
for the past 18 years the annual camp meetings of the Sunapee Lake Spiritualist Camp Meeting Association have been held within its leafy domains. These meetings begin usually about the first of August and last four or five weeks.
Crowds of visitors are attracted by the exercises, which are
held either in the grand open-air auditorium in the adjoining
grove or in Association Hall. The view from the lake from
here embraces Sunapee Harbor on the opposite shore and
distant Mt. Croydon.
Idlehurst, a new and ambitious settlement, immediately
adjoins Blodgett's Landing, and is noted for the possession
of an excellent mineral spring. Much more might be said
in description of this interesting portion of the Sunapee
shore, but the impatient little steamer has her "schedule”
to make, just the same as a railroad train, and is quickly
making the foam fly as she heads west again toward Sunapee Harbor….