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



Northern Lights

New Sweden Historical Society Newsletter

Download the Northern Lights Newsletter for February, 2013 (in pdf format)


Download the Northern Lights Newsletter for October, 2012 (in pdf format)


Download the Northern Lights Newsletter for October, 2010 (in pdf format)


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Please email all submissions to :
• Carolyn Hildebrand
• 207-896-3052
• rchilde@myfairpoint.net
• 354 West Rd
• New Sweden, ME 04762

A Publication of the
New Sweden Historical Society
Mail: P.O. Box 33
New Sweden, ME 04762


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