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History vs. Heritage

April 27, 2017

The mission of the Ski Museum of Maine is to preserve and present the history and heritage of skiing. Most people expect us to preserve Maine’s skiing history, so what does heritage mean? What is the difference between history and heritage? History is the facts and figures, it is the artifacts, it is the tangible parts of the past. Heritage is different. Heritage is the taste of hot chocolate and the smell of wet wool from skiing’s past. It is the memories. Read more