Hinckley, George (1853 - 1950)

Genre: Non-Fiction

George Walter Hinckley was born and raised in Guilford, CT, attended The Guilford Institute and the Connecticut State Normal School, taught for several years in Guilford and in Kingston, RI, then became an ordained Baptist minister. He moved to Maine in 1883 and began raising money to build what would become the Good Will Hinckley School, a school for troubled boys and girls. He published for many years the Good Will Record the magazine of the Good Will Hinckley School.

Selected Bibliography

  • Some Boys I Know (19?)
  • The Story of Good Will Farm (1902?)
  • Something Happened: And Other Short Talks (1903)
  • Good Will Short Talks (1903?)
  • Daniel alexander McDonald: A Boy Who Won and the Secret of His Winning (1904)
  • Some Good Will Boys (1910)
  • Roughing it with Boys: Actual Experiences of Boys at Summer and Winter Camps in the Maine Woods (1913)
  • The Good Will Idea (1922)
  • A Long Trip at Home (1926)
  • "Camping In" (1927)
  • Ten Nights in a Bungalow (1928)
  • Fifty Years with the Good Will Record (1937)

Selected Resources