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Historical Items

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Item 18907

Lacing ski boots, Pleasant Mountain, ca. 1955

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

Item 18908

Pleasant Mountain ski instructor, ca. 1965

Contributed by: Shawnee Peak Ski Area through Ski Museum of Maine Date: circa 1965 Location: Bridgton Media: Photographic print

Item 18916

Aerial view of Pleasant Mountain ski trails

Contributed by: Shawnee Peak Ski Area through Ski Museum of Maine Date: circa 1960 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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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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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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Ski Museum of Maine

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Titcomb Ski Slope, Farmington, ca. 1960

Note that this ski slope is on Morrison Hill and not on Titcomb Hill. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Titcomb Ski Slope, Farmington, circa 1950

Note that this ski slope is on Morrison Hill and not on Titcomb Hill. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.