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90 years of Fen Farm. Candy Evans explores the history of an Essex campsite that has been serving campers for nine decades.
In 1923, a group of campers approached Arthur Lord to ask if they could pitch a tent on Fen Meadow, part of his farm near the sea at East Mersea near Colchester. Arthur welcomed them with open arms - after confirming they did not mind sharing with the horse and cow.
Date: July 2014
Photo: Mersea Museum
Image ID IA01_121
Category 1 Mersea-->Shops & Businesses
Category 2 Mersea-->East
This image is part of the Mersea Museum Collection.