Charles Wilson begins hauling gravel and river rock from a quarry in Glen Arye.
Charles Wilson purchases the quarry property.
Charles and his wife Juanita relocate their home to the quarry property and begin
redeveloping the property into what you see today.
The Wilson’s decide to turn the property into a commercial trout farm and the first
trout are brought onto the property.
A developer from Florida purchased 8 boxcars worth of stone for the development of
a new project that would come to be known as Epcot® on the Walt Disney World®Property.
(Next time your at Epcot® look at the stone wall as you exit the 360 ° film at the
Canadian Pavilion, the stone came from our property.)
The Wilson’s parted company with the property for the first time as the property
The Wilson’s receive the property back after a massive flood damages not only the
trout farm but much of the surrounding area.
The Wilson’s parted company with the property for the second time as the property
is once again sold.
The Wilson’s receive the property back yet again as the second owner declared bankruptcy
and defaulted on the mortgage.
Family decides to not reopen the trout farm and instead opens Living Waters Campground
& RV Park.
New office building is constructed on the property.
First camping cabin is constructed on the property. (In 2012, this camping cabin
was renamed “Maple Leaf Cabin”)
Due to the continued success of the first camping cabin, a second camping cabin is
constructed and named “Pine Cone Cabin.”
On January 20th, Juanita Wilson, co-founder of the original Wilson’s Trout Farm and
partner in Living Waters Campground lost her battle with Congestive Heart Failure
at the age of 85.
Living Waters Campground reached its first major milestone. A full decade of operation.
Over the last 38 years the property that Living Waters Campground sites on has seen
its fair share of changes. Below is a timeline of some of the changes the property
has seen since being purchased by the Wilson family in the mid-1970s.