Search Results

Category: Education, Schools

Site Pages

These sites were created for each contributing partner or as part of collaborative community projects through Maine Memory. Learn about collaborative projects on MMN.


Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The First 51 Settlers

The First 51 Settlers Mrs. Sara Bodin, Woodland, ca. 1880Item Contributed byNew Sweden Historical Society The First Settlers consisted of 22…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The Colony Continues to Grow, 1874 - 1900

The Colony Continues to Grow, 1874 - 1900 In 1874 state aid was prematurely cut off from the colony of New Sweden causing a group of newspapermen to…

Site Page

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

New Sweden Athletic Club Skiers, New Sweden, ca. 1935Item Contributed byNew Sweden Historical Society In 1931-1932 a group of young men…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Olof Nylander, 1864-1943

Olof Nylander, 1864-1943 Nylander & Baker X Olof Olson Nylander was born on the 14th of June in 1864 in Ysted, Sweden.

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

Architecture The original state-constructed dwellings (as well as those subsequently built by the first settlers) were 18’ X 26’ rectangular…

Site Page

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…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Student Projects

Student Projects These student projects were created by the 7th and 8th grade students at the New Sweden School as part of our Maine History / Local…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Mills and Homes in Stockholm

Mills and Homes in Stockholm Collins Lumber Mill, Stockholm. c. 1940Item Contributed byStockholm Historical Society The town of Stockholm once…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - The History of Stockholm

The History of Stockholm The First Settlers Aerial view of Stockholm. ca. 1930Item Contributed byStockholm Historical Society Settlement of…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Project Partners

Project Partners Caribou Public Library The Caribou Public Library was built in 1911 with the help of a generous donation from library…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Agricultural Statistics of the Colony, 1870 to 1880

Agricultural Statistics of the Colony, 1870 to 1880 1870 rye, winter wheat - 20 acres planted 1871 wheat, rye, barley, oats, corn, beans, and…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Landeen Family History

Landeen Family History Landeen Family, New Sweden, ca. 1890Item Contributed byNew Sweden Historical Society My great grandmother Annie came…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Click to view the photo essay Tools were a necessary part of every farmer's and…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Stockholm, Maine

Stockholm, Maine The beginning of Stockholm all started with a bridge. This bridge was created by people wading across the water with logs to build…

Site Page

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Eureka Hall, Stockholm

Eureka Hall, Stockholm Eureka Hall X This building is now known to all of us as a nice family, sit-down restaurant in downtown Stockholm, Maine.

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Contact Us

Contact Us Laura Richter Skowhegan Area Middle School lrichter@msad54.org 207-474-3339 http://www.msad54.org/sams

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Farming in the Skowhegan Area

Farming in the Skowhegan Area Nettie P. Rowell of Cornville X by Dalton Landry and Lucas London Farming in Maine has been a rough and rocky…

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Skowhegan Then and Now

Skowhegan Then and Now   Our movie on Skowhegan Then and Now Bicycle ClubItem Contributed bySkowhegan History House This movie was part of…

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Kennebec River Log Drive

Kennebec River Log Drive by Michael Hoy Log driving began in Maine on the Saco river in the 18th century.

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area John Gray, Fryeburg, ca. 1980Item Contributed byFryeburg Historical Society by Dana Bulba The…

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Early Settlement in Skowhegan

Early Settlement in Skowhegan Weston gravestone X Oldest cemetary in town X Samuel Weston home X By Jordan Everett The year was 1771…

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area

A Brief History of the Skowhegan Area by Lee Granville Near the border of Skowhegan lies a fertile piece of land along the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers.

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Exhibits

Exhibits Our Town Skowhegan, Maine X Students at the Skowhegan Middle School have been exploring local history topics for the past eight years.

Site Page

Skowhegan Community History - Sister Communities

Sister Communities This project was a part of pilot effort by Maine Historical Society, under funding from a private foundation, to support…