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Category: Recreation & Leisure, Sports, Skiing

Historical Items

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Item 16170

Skier, Fryeburg, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Fryeburg Media: Glass Negative

Item 16172

Skiing, Jockey Cap, Fryeburg, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Fryeburg Media: Glass Negative

Item 16173

Skiers, Fryeburg, 1936

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1936 Location: Fryeburg Media: Glass Negative

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Ski Museum of Maine

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