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Keywords: Pleasant Mountain

Historical Items

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Item 18920

Skiers, Pleasant Mountain, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Shawnee Peak Ski Area through Ski Museum of Maine Date: circa 1960 Location: Bridgton Media: Photographic print

Item 18910

Posing at Pleasant Mountain, Bridgton, ca. 1955

Contributed by: Shawnee Peak Ski Area through Ski Museum of Maine Date: circa 1955 Location: Bridgton Media: Photographic print

Item 19299

Lodge floor frame, Pleasant Mountain, 1951

Contributed by: Tom Bennett through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1951 Location: Bridgton Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Skiing Pleasant Mountain

By the second half of the 20th century, skiing began to enjoy unprecedented popularity. Pleasant Mountain in Bridgton (later Shawnee Peak) was Maine's foremost place to join the fun in the 1950s and 1960s.

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Putting Men to Work, Saving Trees

While many Mainers were averse to accepting federal relief money during the Great Depression of the 1930s, young men eagerly joined the Civilian Conservation Corps, one of President Franklin Roosevelt's most popular programs. The Maine Forest Service supervised the work of many of the camps.

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Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.

Site Pages

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Byron

… Broad), Whaleback, Durham Hill, Hedgehog Hill, Pleasant, and Record are a few. There are many ponds and small tributaries, including Garland Pond…

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Ski Museum of Maine

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 4 of 4

… abundant undeveloped land and easy access to mountains and the sea are factors that have attracted families and businesses.

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR