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The Sons and Daughters of the Colony of New Sweden (New Sweden Historical Society) and Maine’s Swedish Colony, Inc. have merged under the New Sweden Histroical Society name.


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New Sweden
Historical Society



116 Station Road

PO Box 33
New Sweden, ME, 04762


Carolyn Hildebrand nshs@maineswedishcolony.info


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Historical Society



280 Main Street
Stockholm, ME 04783

Sandra Hara


Historical Society

1149 New Sweden Rd.
Woodland, ME 04736




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History, Map and Tourguide, An online version of the 2001 booklet written by Richard Hede. The Map page has a link to a big Colony map.



Northern Maine’s Swedish Immigrants and their Families:
Genealogical Questions, Corrections, Discussions and Contributions
Lynn Johnson chairperson New Sweden Historical Society Genealogy Division newswedengenealogy@gmail.com


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Nancy & Keith

Discovery Research Folklife Report

The Report on Discovery Research Fieldwork in the Swedish Colony by folklorist Matthew Shippee. This report is part of the research for the Cultural Directory survey sponsord by Maine Arts Commission and New Century Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.


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Note, June 2017. This site is not updated on a regular basis. See individual historical society pages on Facebook.--Bill