Seesaw’s News & Events

Seesaw’s has a colorful history with patrons, family and friends who have been a part of the Seesaw’s story for decades. Below are some links to recent news, interesting articles and history in the making, including a modern day blog offering a close up view of the Seesaw’s Lodge project and all of its idiosyncrasies.

Johnny Seesaw’s PERUVIAN Skis

  As skiing came of age in the 1930’s, Johnny Seesaw’s was established as one of America’s first ski lodges […]

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Autumn at the Lodge

Autumn is a favorite time of year in Vermont; The days are warm while the mornings and evenings are cool. The landscape is alive with a symphony of colors – truly a unique sight.

Warming Temps & The Warming Hut

There’s still much more to come, but one of our recent additions is a passion project that just couldn’t wait…and it has come just in time – the Warming Hut.

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Seesaw’s Valentine

Seesaw’s has a long-standing tradition of being a place that brings together couples, families, and friends. We celebrate this Valentine’s Day with the story of a bus named Desire who became part of the lodge’s lore…

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Winter and Tradition

In 1940, a couple of drinks around the fire at Johnny Seesaw’s ignited the spark for the creation of the US Army’s 10th Mountain Division…

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A Seesaw’s Winter Wonderland

Abundant in rocky terrain and dense forests filled with maple, birch ash and pine trees, the small town of Peru, Vermont struggled to find its niche for centuries—that is, until the development of “Bromley Run” in 1933 and then came, the winter wonderland…

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All-Comers Welcome

Since 1924, Johnny Seesaw’s has invited guests to gather around the copper-clad fireplace and warm both their toes and their spirits. It was a place full of joyful celebration and rollicking fun.

Classic Ski Lodges Article

If an historic and much-loved but dilapidated ski lodge came onto the market, what would you do?
If you’re Ryan and Kim Prins, you would buy it…

ManchesterLife Article — Roadside Redux

The resurrection of Peru’s popular restaurant and lodge— yes, Johnny Seesaw’s is back!