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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Increasing amounts of leisure time for middle and upper class women allowed them to indulge in their growing desire for travel and sightseeing. Scenic vistas and outdoor amusements were particularly popular. These women picnicked on top of Mt. Sugarloaf, in Sunderland, Massachusetts, in about 1910. They probably arrived at the base of the mountain by trolley. They then had the choice of taking a carriage or walking up the roadway to the summit. Mount Sugarloaf afforded them excellent views of the Connecticut River and the Connecticut River Valley itself.


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Picnic, Mt. Sugar Loaf

photographer   Quatro-Chrome
date   c. 1900
process/materials   half-tone paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph - Postcard
accession #   #1999.03.0021

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