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Historical Items

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Item 54926

Good Will boys snowkiting, Fairfield, ca. 1955

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1955 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 53000

Staged boxing, Fairfield, ca. 1920

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1920 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 18909

Skiers, Pleasant Mountain, Bridgton, 1963

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

Tax Records

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Item 35210

569-575 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Eoline M Wilson Use: Filling Station & Store

Exhibits

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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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Les Raquetteurs

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.

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Luxurious Leisure

From the last decades of the nineteenth century through about the 1920s, vacationers were attracted to large resort hotels that promised a break from the noise, crowds, and pressures of an ever-urbanizing country.

Site Pages

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Ski Museum of Maine

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 2 of 3

SPORTS Basketball Luke Nadeau, Matt Stone Mr. Webb Pirates Basketball was a very big sport in the 1900s. Over the years they won 10 championships.

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Guilford, Maine - SPORTS - Page 1 of 3

SPORTS History of Sports by: Piscataquis Community Middle School 8th Grade Students Included in the next three pages: Baseball Basketball Soccer…

My Maine Stories

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR