The Kapitoleum, New Sweden, ca. 1930

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The Kapitoleum, New Sweden, ca. 1930

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Description

From left are the Kapitoleum or Town Hall, the New Sweden Historical Society Museum (the original Town Hall/Kapitoleum), and Capitol Hill School. After the Town Hall was built it provided a meeting place with a recreation center for the town.

In 1970, a fire started in the Kapitoleum and spread to the Museum resulting in the loss of both buildings. An exact replica of the Museum was constructed from plans drawn by Henry Anderson of New Sweden.

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About This Item

  • Title: The Kapitoleum, New Sweden, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Local Name: Capitol Hill
  • Town: New Sweden
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 17 cm
  • Collection: New Sweden Historical Album - 1938
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

New Sweden Historical Society
116 Station Road, New Sweden, ME 04762
207-896-5844

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