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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: 1974 Location: Sugarloaf Township Media: Photographic print

Item 76153

Racers enjoying home cooked food, Carrabassett Valley, 1971

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

Item 8856

Sailing vessel OLYMPIC, Bath, 1892

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: 1892 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Maine and the Space Age

The small town of Andover landed on the international map in 1962 when the Earth Station that had been built there successfully communicated with Telstar, the first telecommunications satellite.

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Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.

Site Pages

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - People

… first settlers Athletes Dan Simoneau born 1959 Olympic cross-country skier Seth Wescott born 1976 Olympic and professional snowboarder

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Regional and Town History

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

My Maine Stories

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Working at International Paper and being part of the community
by Gary Desjardens

Working for International Paper and volunteering for the Special Olympics of America

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My Involvement in Maine sports over the years
by Dick Whitmore

The key people and influences in my life growing up and my involvement in Maine sports

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My paper making history
by Rick Simoneau

The history of my grandfather, father, and I working in the mills instilled a sense of community