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Item 76163

Title: Women's downhill at the Sugarloaf World Cup, 1971

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Sugarloaf Township

Media: Black and White Photographic Image

Item 76172

Title: U.S. racer at finish, Sugarloaf, 1971

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Carrabassett Valley

Media: Black and White Photographic Image

Item 76145

Title: High speed action, Sugarloaf 1971 World Cup

Contributed by: Ski Museum of Maine

Date: 1971

Location: Carrabassett Valley

Media: Black and White Photographic image

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Exhibit

Flagpoles, 1971 Sugarloaf World Cup Ski Races

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.

Exhibit

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.