Keywords: Tennis clubs
In the early 1600s, French explorers and colonizers in the New World quickly adopted a Native American mode of transportation to get around during the harsh winter months: the snowshoe. Most Northern societies had some form of snowshoe, but the Native Americans turned it into a highly functional item. French settlers named snowshoes "raquettes" because they resembled the tennis racket then in use.
Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.
For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.
… and service organizations, including the Gift Club, Senior Citizens Club, Aurora Grange, American Legion, Order of the Eastern Star, Freemasons…
… of the swimming pool, the golf course, and the tennis club. The Village Improvement Society was primarily managed by summer people, but a few local…
… concert at the Building of the Arts? Play golf or tennis at the Kebo Club? Join the Improved Order of Red Men Society? Visit the Wabanaki…