Jan Stowell of Bethel Muses on the early Days of Sunday River

February 16, 2021

Jan Stowell of Bethel remembers the early days of Sunday River, learning to ski, her first pair of skis and how the community pulled together to develop Sunday River. Read more

A Winter Sport Book

February 8, 2021

Maine is known as “Vacationland”. This pictorial story looks at how winter vacations began. A Winter Sport Book, a beautiful 1911 book...

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Ski Museum becomes Ski and Snowboard Museum

February 5, 2021

In September 2020 the Ski Museum of Maine officially changed its name to the Maine Ski and Snowboard Museum Read more

Lainie and Steve Cross on the beginnings of Mt. Abram

February 5, 2021

Members of the Cross Family, founders of Mt Abram reflect on the area's early days. Read more

A Pictorial History of Women in Skiing

January 29, 2021

In 1555 Olaus Magnus wrote A Description of Northern Peoples, a book about the history, customs, and folklore of Sweden... Read more

Mt. Abram 60th Anniversary Exhibit

November 24, 2020

Bethel, ME…The Maine Ski and Snowboard Museum is hosting an exhibit celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the Cross Brothers founding of Mt. Abram.  The exhibit, located at the Robinson House of the Museums of the Bethel Historical Society, will be open select Saturdays in December and most days Tuesday-Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. Visitors are asked to call 207-824-2908 before arrival and follow... Read more

Spirit of Sportsmanship

May 14, 2020

Spirit of Sportsmanship - Harold Bondeson Story

"Despite a heavy rain storm that washed the highways and fields clean of snow, seven endurance skiers waxed their long runners tonight, determined to start their 190 mile Bangor-Caribou grind tomorrow morning".... Read more