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Laverne Anderson, New Sweden, 1937

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Laverne Anderson, New Sweden, 1937

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Eighteen-year-old Laverne Anderson representing the New Sweden Athletic Club was the winner of the 1937 Tri-city cross-country ski marathon during the Fort Fairfield Winter Carnival.

This was a 102-mile event from Fort Fairfield to Caribou to Presque Isle back to Fort Fairfield. The race was completed in 16 hours and 21 minutes.

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  • Title: Laverne Anderson, New Sweden, 1937
  • Creation Date: 1937
  • Subject Date: 1937
  • Town: Caribou, Fort Fairfield, New Sweden, Presque Isle
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 7 x 11
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

New Sweden Historical Society
116 Station Road, New Sweden, ME 04762
207-896-5844

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