Last Thursday I mentioned the USS Constitution Museum and its "by donation" price of admission. Today I'd like to tell you about a museum where the admission is free!
It's a unique museum, north of here (waaay north), in Franconia. The New England Ski Museum is housed at the Franconia Notch State Park and is open "seven days a week from Memorial Day through the end of ski season at Cannon Mountain, which is normally in early April." In other words, practically year round, so if you don't want to risk traveling in the snow in January, there are other times of year when a road trip would be perfect. Here's what you'll experience when you go:
For those of you who don't want to travel, we have these items that cover the history of skiing in NH:
Allen, E. John B. New England Skiing, 1870-1940. [974.2 ALL, also ebook]
Allen, E. John B. New Hampshire on Skis. [974.28 ALL, also ebook]
Davis, Jeremy K. Lost Ski Areas of the White Mountains. [796.93 DAV]