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Historical Items

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Item 20734

Ready for a Day of Skiing, New Sweden, 1931

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: 1931 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 20666

Cross-country skiing, New Sweden, 1930s

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 55205

Cross country skiing, Fairfield, ca. 1950

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1950 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - New Sweden Athletic Club

Skiing was brought by the Swedes when they settled the Swedish Colony. Children used Swedish snowshoes which are also known as “skidor” (long and…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Rumford - Page 3 of 4

… Club, founded in the early 1920s, offered winter Nordic and Cross Country skiing, and hosted an annual winter carnival, first at its ski jump…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

… the world’s largest tourmaline A Olympic class Nordic ski facility The only town in America named Dixfield The birthplace of Edmund Muskie Those…