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Historical Items

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Item 20242

The Kapitoleum, New Sweden, ca. 1930

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1930 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 20347

New Sweden Gustaf Adolph Lutheran Church, ca. 1938

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1938 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 20345

Henry Anderson, New Sweden, ca. 1935

Contributed by: New Sweden Historical Society Date: circa 1935 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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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - New Sweden Athletic Club

1935Item Contributed byNew Sweden Historical Society New Sweden has a long history of cross country skiing and is known as the birthplace of nordic…

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New Sweden Historical Society

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Welcome - Valkommen

… site was created by a partnership between the New Sweden Historical Society, the Stockholm Historical Society, Maine Swedish Colony, Nylander…