Welcome poster, Fryeburg, 1937

Contributed by Fryeburg Historical Society

Description

In the late 1930s, Fryeburg businessmen built a ski tow on Jockey Cap mountain in Fryeburg.

The Winter Sports Committee with the Kiwanis Club spearheaded an initiative to encourage tourists to visit the area.

A ski train brought skiers from Portland and local area businesses catered to these snow sports enthusiasts. One of the initiatives was to post these hand-made posters in windows.

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About This Item

  • Title: Welcome poster, Fryeburg, 1937
  • Creator: Winter Sports Committee
  • Creation Date: circa 1937
  • Subject Date: circa 1937
  • Location: Fryeburg, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 21 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Fryeburg Historical Society
83 Portland St, Fryeburg, ME 04037
(207) 256-3001
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