Archive for May, 2009

New Midsommar Event at the Stockholm Museum

May 31, 2009

The Stockholm Museum will host a Special Open House at  Stockholm, ME at 2 pm on Friday June 19, 2009 showing a large collection of genealogy, photos and artifacts, veterans room, “Annie’s Shop” country store recreation, history on the mills, and more. The museum is a great place to stop in before the Legion Supper across the street Friday evening. A special welcome to the  Stockholm Historical Society at the 2009 Midsommar Festival. Donations gratefully accepted. FMI: John Hede, 207-896-3177, email: jhede@ainop.net ; Host: Stockholm Historical Society;

Web site: aroostook.me.us/stockholm

http://www.maineswedishcolony.info/cal.html

Swedish Genealogy Workshop

May 26, 2009

Lynn Johnson will hold two Swedish Genealogy Workshop sessions at 3 and again at 6:30 pm on Friday June 19, 2009 at the New Sweden School. $12 per person. Proceeds to restoration of historic Clase homestead in New Sweden, ME. See the full story: http://www.maineswedishcolony.info/news/GenealogyClass.html Contact to reserve your place in the workshop: newswedengenealogy@gmail.com

Video of Midsommar 2008 Dance

May 7, 2009

http://www.youtube.com/user/maineswedishcolony

Here is a video of the dance at New Sweden, Maine on Saturday night during Midsommar in June 2008. Instructors taught the dance steps to the participants, local instrumental musicians provided the music, and special vocal musicians from the Boston area sang as people danced.


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