NH on Skis Historical Talk


White Mountains Community College Fortier Library is pleased to host E. John B. Allen and his Humanities to Go talk ‘New Hampshire on Skis’ on March 11, 2015 at 6pm.  This talk will explore NH’s unique skiing history, from Scandinavian and Austrian immigrants, the Nansen Ski Club in Berlin, to the Dartmouth Outing Club, amateur tinkers, and more.

E. John B. Allen is an Emeritus Professor of History at Plymouth State University, having taught there for 29 years before retiring in 1997.  He is currently the Secretary and Historian for the New England Ski Museum in Franconia, NH.  Dr. Allen is an expert on skiing with numerous publications to his name, and has spoken at conferences around the world. This program is co-sponsored by the Berlin Public Library with funding by the NH Humanities Council. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact Meagan Carr, Library Director, WMCC Fortier Library, 2020 Riverside Dr. Berlin NH.  342-3086 mcarr@ccsnh.edu.