Near Woodstock in Windsor County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
Site of First Ski Tow in the United States
This ingenious contraption launched a new era in winter sports.
Erected 1984 by Vermont Board of Historic Sites.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1934.
Location. 43° 38.824′ N, 72° 32.436′ W. Marker is near Woodstock, Vermont, in Windsor County. Marker is on Barnard Road (Vermont Route 12) one mile east of Pomfret Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woodstock VT 05091, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fisk Trophy Race of 1937 (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller Mansion (approx. 1.6 miles away); Laurance Spelman Rockefeller and Mary French Rockefeller (approx. 1.6 miles away); Paul Revere Bell (approx. 1.8 miles away); Marianne Gaillard Faulkner (approx. Historical Marker (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stone Turnpike Marker (approx. 1.9 miles away); Woodstock (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodstock.
Also see . . . New England Lost Ski Areas Project: The Ultimate Lost Ski Area!!!. (Submitted on December 24, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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