Snowshoe History

Norway is rich in history of the manufacture of snowshoes.

Snowshoe 
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Names such as "TUBBS" and "SNOCRAFT" are associated with Norway earning it the title "Snowshoe Capital of the World" for many, many years. Sadly, snowshoes are no longer manufactured here.

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A gentleman by the name of C.P. Nisbet has done extensive research on the history of snowshoes in Norway and may be contacted as follows:

RAVENSWOOD P. O. BOX 1772 CONWAY NH 03818 603 / 447-5372