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.


Film Chronicles Stories of Maine's Swedish Immigrants. Listen to the interview with Dan Olson and Brenda Jepson from MPBN radio 4/15/11


New Links:

New Sweden Cemetery Association Facebook Page


New Sweden First Baptist Church


Get involved. Join one of the Historical Societies of the Maine Swedish Colony (download form)

New Sweden
Historical Society

116 Station Road

PO Box 33
New Sweden, ME, 04762


Carolyn Hildebrand nshs@maineswedishcolony.info


Download Membership Form

Historical Society

280 Main Street
Stockholm, ME 04783

John & Rosemary Hede


Historical Society

1149 New Sweden Rd.
Woodland, ME 04736



17, 18, 19 June, 2011


Celebrate Midsommar

Come to MidsommarFest 2011 for the 141th anniversary of the founding of the Maine Swedish Colony.

See the full calendar of activities.

Midsommar is a celebration of Swedish Colony Heritage in Maine and The County's kickoff to the long days of our short summer. Please join us for the fun: eat, dance, sing.



Sponsored by the New Sweden Historical Society

Our 2011* Partners
Thanks so much. Tack så mycket!


Platina Partner

Katahdin Trust logo

Katahdin Trust Company - www.KatahdinTrust.com

Platina Midsommar Partner


Guld Partners


Monica's Logo

Monica’s Scandinavian Imports, Caribou - www.MonicasImports.com

Guld Midsommar Partner



Guld Midsommar Partner


Swedish Flag

Lynn Johnson
Swedish Ancestor Research for all of Aroostook


Guld Midsommar Partner


Cary Medical Center - www.CaryMedicalCenter.org

Guld Midsommar Partner


Northern Maine Development Commission - NMDC.org

Guld Midsommar Partner


Silver Partners

Anderson's Store Stockholm

Aroostook Republican and News  -


Aroostook Savings & Loan - www.YourHomeBank.com Caribou and Presque Isle
Caribou Chamber of Commerce - www.CaribouMaine.net Caribou
DeadRiver Company - wwwDeadRiver.com State-wide
Northstar Variety New Sweden
Ouellette’s Variety Alice’s Bakery Caribou
Russell’s Motel - ConnectMaine.com/Russells Caribou
S.W. Collins Co. - www.SWCollins.com Caribou
The County Federal Credit Union - www.CountyFCU.org Caribou

Brons Partners

Down to Earth Gardens and Greenhouse Woodland
CSG Construction Inc./CSG Concrete Pumping New Sweden
Griffeth Ford - GriffethFord.com Caribou
Jepson Financial Advisors, PA Caribou
Kieffer Insurance -
Mahoney Real Estate - www.mahoneyrealestate.net Caribou

Koppar Partners

Crown of Maine Productions - www.CrownOfMaineProductions.com Stockholm
Echoes Magazine Caribou
Eureka Hall Restaurant Stockholm
J.D. Bouchard & Son Construction Caribou
Johnson's Florist Bangor
Landeen & Son Sanitation New Sweden
Peterson’s Septic Service Caribou
Reno’s Family Restaurant - www.RenosFamilyRestaurant.com Caribou
St. Peter’s Country Store Cross Lake
Simply Scandinavian Portland
T.W. Willard Caribou
WilliamLDuncan.com Stockholm


See all partner ads in the 2011 Midsommar book download . The black-fly twins, Jerry and Bill are out and about contacting potential partners. Email Bill Duncan to get an appointment -- or call 207-896-3461 -- or sign up on the Become a 2011 Partner page. We are also soliciting individal donation partners. Your gift is tax deductable. New Sweden Historical Society (Sons and Daughters of the Colony of New Sweden Maine) is a registered 501(c)3 charitable nonprofit organization.

Thomas Park Band Shell

Next year: MidsommarFest 2012

MidsommarFest 2012 is planned for:
22 Friday,
23 Saturday, and
23 Sunday
June, 2012


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