Ready for a Day of Skiing, New Sweden, 1931
Contributed by New Sweden Historical Society
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A group of teenager and young adult Swedes from New Sweden get ready for a day of cross country skiing in the Swedish Colony. The Swedes brought skiing to Maine as a method of moving around on the deep snows. Students would ski to school and families would ski to church. Over time skiing became a recreational activity.
- Title: Ready for a Day of Skiing, New Sweden, 1931
- Creation Date: 1931
- Subject Date: 1931
- Town: New Sweden
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 5 x 7
- Object Type: Image
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