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The Olympic Arena, Adirondack Mountains

The Olympic Arena, Adirondack Mountains Lake Placid New York
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Stock #: 253951
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Lake Placid
State: New York (NY)
County: Essex
Publisher: Santway Photo Craft Co. Inc
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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The Olympic Games date back to 776 BC when the ancient Greeks, by way of rendering homage to their divine Zeus, began the custom of meeting each four years at Olympia to strive for excellence in individual sports competition. In 1924 winter sportsmen in Europe launched the I Olympic Winter Games at Chamonix, France. The II contest followed at St. Moritz, Switzerland in 1928 and the III Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid, NY, February, 1932