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Historical Items

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Item 76140

Ski racing legend, Sugarloaf world Cup, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1971 Location: Sugarloaf Township Media: Photographic print

Item 12597

Letter of thanks, Portland, 1931

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1931 Location: South Portland; South Portland; South Portland; Portland; Bergen Media: Ink on paper

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Item 12598

Letter of thanks to Portland Inter-Racial Fellowship of America

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1931 Location: South Portland; Bergen; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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World Alpine Ski Racing in Maine

Sugarloaf -- a small ski area by European standards -- entered ski racing history in 1971 by hosting an event that was part of the World Cup Alpine Ski Championships. The "Tall Timber Classic," as the event was known, had a decidedly Maine flavor.

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400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Salmon industry

It was purchased by a Norwegian company in 2000 and closed in 2003. Most of the pens have been dismantled and the parts have been recycled for other…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - V. Changing times: the Swan’s Island Ferry

It was purchased by a Norwegian company in 2000 and closed in 2003. Unloading the first ferry, Swan's Island, 1960Item Contributed bySwan's…

My Maine Stories

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Story

Florence Ahlquist Link's WWII service in the WAVES
by Earlene Ahlquist Chadbourne

Florence Ahlquist, age 20, was trained to repair the new aeronautical cameras by the US Navy in WWII

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima