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: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 5 cm x 7 cm
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
New Sweden Historical Society
116 Station Road, New Sweden, ME 04762
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