About Norway Lake
Located in the Oxford Hills of Maine, Norway Lake is the common name for Lake Pennesseewassee which has been used for both recreation and in support of local industry in Norway. Norway, settled in 1786 and incorporated in 1797, was known for
wood mills, shoe factories and snowshoes. Millie Dunham supplied snowshoes to Commodore Robert Perry for his 1909 Expedition to the North Pole.