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Item 20411

Coming of the Swedes Re-enactment

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: 1920 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 22295

Coming of the Swedes, 40th Anniversary, 1910

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: 1910 Location: Fort Fairfield; New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 22098

New Sweden Band, ca. 1900

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: 1900 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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400 years of New Mainers

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.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The Coming of the Swedes, 1870-73

The Coming of the Swedes, 1870-73 Log Cabin, New Sweden, 1938Item Contributed byNew Sweden Historical Society In 1870, the original 160-acre…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

The Swedes were most often cutters with the task of breaking away rectangular blocks from solid rock.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Narrative History: Maine Swedish Colony

… Land." Here is their story, "The Coming of the Swedes." Coming of the Swedes, 40th Anniversary, 1910Item Contributed byNew Sweden Historical…