Keywords: Coming of the Swedes
Immigration is one of the most debated topics in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.
The Coming of the Swedes, 1870-73 Log Cabin, New Sweden, 1938Item Contributed byNew Sweden Historical Society In 1870, the original 160-acre…
… Land." Here is their story, "The Coming of the Swedes." Coming of the Swedes, 40th Anniversary, 1910Item Contributed byNew Sweden Historical…
Skiing was brought by the Swedes when they settled the Swedish Colony. Children used Swedish snowshoes which are also known as “skidor” (long and…