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Item 6032

Snowshoe train

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Media: Photoprint, negative

Item 26466

Good Will boys in the snow, Fairfield, ca. 1915

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: circa 1915

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photographic print

Item 19000

Welcome poster, Fryeburg, 1937

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1937

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Ink on paper

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Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Leaving the start gate at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

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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Riding the Old Blue chairlift at Pleasant Mountain

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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Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 3 of 3

SPORTS Soccer (photos scanning in process) Text By: Elaine Riitano & Belle-Natalie Wingert Eighth Grade Students at Piscataquis Community Middle…

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Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City - Pastimes

camping, fishing, music, theater, art, snow sports. These are the activities that bring people together, encompass the resources of the area and…

Site Page

Four skaters on Goose Pond, Swan's Island, ca. 1924

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Winter Fun

… be a time to find islanders joining in winter sports of an informal nature. There are three good size ponds on the island.

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves


West Point during World War II