Keywords: Snow sports
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1900
Media: Photoprint, negative
Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
Date: circa 1915
Media: Photographic print
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.
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.
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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SPORTS Soccer (photos scanning in process) Text By: Elaine Riitano & Belle-Natalie Wingert Eighth Grade Students at Piscataquis Community Middle…
camping, fishing, music, theater, art, snow sports. These are the activities that bring people together, encompass the resources of the area and…
… 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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by Vera Cleaves
West Point during World War II