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

Industry The presence of good water flow volume along the Madawaska Stream enabled Stockholm to become the industrial center of the Colony.

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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…

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

Maine Railroads Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Station, New Sweden, 1918Item Contributed byNylander Museum In 1858 Aroostook County Maine had a…

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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…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - About This Project

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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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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 Hay press, Stockholm, ca. 1920 Item 15733 infoStockholm Historical Society Hay…