Pine Top, the lost ski area that’s now home to our Vermont furniture showroom, holds many memories for families that skied and stayed here during the 1940s, 50s and 60s. We’ve been corresponding with the Stoddard family for a couple years now. Don and his brothers Jim and Sandy have shared many of their happy memories with us and we’ve been hoping one day they would drop by for a visit.
This week they did! I was able to catch up with Barbara Moseley, Vernon’s Town Historian and invite her to join us. Barbara worked at Pine Top when she was going to college. She remembered the Stoddards fondly and was excited to get together and reminisce with them.
We had a wonderful time chatting over apple cider and donuts & strolling along between Toby slope and Pelley Run. Barbara brought over copies of the Pine Top map she recently created (from memory) and the Stoddards each took one home to enjoy.
If you have your own memories of Pine Top, stop by Vermont Woods Studios anytime and take a trip down memory lane. It’s good for the soul.
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2 thoughts to “A Stoddard Family Reunion at Pine Top”
Thanks so much for writing! It’s great to hear about your memories of Pine Top. If you have photos, send them along and we’ll post them on Facebook for our growing Pine Top Alumni group to see 😉
And…you might enjoy some of these related posts at https://vermontwoodsstudios.com/blog/tag/pine-top/
Would be great to have you come by and see us some day. All the best,
Sally Magin sent me this. My sister Susan and I (Welzmiller) used to go to Pine Top with the Stoddards every Feb from the time I was 7 years old until we were finished with high school. Don ,Sandy and Jim’s father and my father (Paul Welzmiller) worked together on Wall Street.What great memories I have ! Jim always told us jokes with his cousin Jeff. Uncle Jimmy’s jokes we called them. Had great fun learning to ski on Pelley and then graduating to Toby. I think lift tickets were under $5.