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Historical Items

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Item 79090

World Cup Program Cover, Sugarloaf, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1971 Location: Carrabassett Valley Media: Photographic print

Item 76167

Climbing Flagpoles, Sugarloaf, 1971

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1971 Location: Carrabassett Valley Media: Photographic print

Item 76134

Flagpoles, 1971 Sugarloaf World Cup Ski Races

Contributed by: Sugarloaf Mountain Ski Club through Ski Museum of Maine Date: 1971 Location: Carrabassett Valley Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

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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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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Sawmills of Cunningham Ridge

… the Surry Historical Society From the coveted tall pine for ships' masts to the coastal cedar for shingles, Maine's forest land has been the source…

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Lubec, Maine - The Lighthouse at West Quoddy Head

… Lighthouse, Sail Rock offshore X It stands tall and straight, despite its advanced age, beaconing safety to generations of anxious mariners.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… of Mosher Hill in the early springtime or the tall stalks of corn on the Sandy River Flats, modern-day Farmington is still highly influenced by its…