WATCH: The Early History of Tenney Mountain

WATCH: The Early History of Tenney Mountain

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WATCH: The Early History of Tenney Mountain

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In light of Tenney Mountains’ recent announcement of a comeback, Louise McCormick of the Plymouth Historical Society spoke about the beginnings of the ski resort in the 1960s. In the video down below, she interviews Garner Hall and Steven Hall, who are two of the surviving children of the founders of Tenney. They discussed their parent’s original rope tow in Alexandria, the characteristics of the mountain that attracted the Hall family to purchase and build Tenney, the first years running the slope, the struggles faced during low snow years, and the legacy of the mountain.

If you’re looking to learn more about Tenney Mountain, click here to read about its various eras via NewEnglandSkiHistory.com, or check out a 2020 WMUR video about Tenney Mountain below.

Image/Video Credits: Pemi Baker TV, Tenney Mountain, WMUR

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