First Ski Tow in the United States
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 43° 38.829 W 072° 32.405
18T E 698389 N 4835624
Quick Description: First Ski Tow in the United States
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 5/31/2006 7:58:04 PM
Waymark Code: WME00
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 71

Long Description:
SITE OF FIRST SKI TOW IN THE UNITED STATES

In January, 1934, on this pasture hill of Clinton Gilbert's farm, an endless-rope tow, powered by a Model "T" Ford engine, hauled skiers uphill for the first time. This ingenious contraption launched a new era in winter sports.

On Route 12, two miles west (north) of Woodstock Village.
Marker Name: First Ski Tow in the United States

Location: Woodstock

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