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Museum Notes

 

January 12, 2023

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The Anderson Hill, one of the former Snowflake Ski Jumping Tournament venues.

Winter in Vernon County provides lots of outdoor activities. One event that has taken place for almost one hundred years is the Westby Ski Jump. There is a strong Norwegian heritage in the town of Christiana where Westby is located and skiing was a natural part of their lives. Some of those Norwegians travelled to Chippewa Falls in 1922 to see a ski jumping tournament. This brought about and idea. Why not build a slide and host an annual ski jumping tournament in Westby? So, that same y...



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