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U.S National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame - Ishpeming, Michigan
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman
N 46° 30.187 W 087° 39.949
16T E 448913 N 5150165
Quick Description: U.S National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame - Ishpeming,
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 8/29/2009 1:38:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM73YK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
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Long Description:
The U.S National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame is located in Ishpeming, MI.

"The U.S. National Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum is located in the City of Ishpeming in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the birthplace of organized skiing in the United States.

It is home to an extensive collection of artifacts and archives relating to the history of skiing. It has 20,000 square feet of space containing displays on over 350 Honored Members, trophies, clothing and equipment. There is a Gift Shop, library and theater" (visit link)

The video they play for the guest is very informative and well worth the time spent. You will learn about the origin of skiing and how it evolved into an organized sport in 1905. There are a lot of interesting items on dispaly including a section dedicated to 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army.
Hours of Operation:
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Saturday throughout the year. Closed most Holidays, check ahead for dates.

Admission Prices:
free - donations accepted.

Hall of Fame website URL: [Web Link]

Time Required for Full Experience: A few hours

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