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Category: People, Swedish Americans

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Item 18678

John W. Johnson Family, New Sweden, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum Date: circa 1922 Location: New Sweden Media: Photographic print

Item 19184

Mabel Amalia Adde, Portland, 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1904-12-25 Media: Photographic print

Item 19185

Mabel A. Adde, Portland, ca. 1906

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1906 Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.


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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New Sweden Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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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 - Maine Railroads

Maine Railroads Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Station, New Sweden, 1918Nylander Museum In 1858 Aroostook County Maine had a great chance of…