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Spring 2016 Program & Member Meeting

  • 14 May 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Sweden, ME


    It helps us estimate attendance at this event.

    You can also RSVP for lunch when you pre-register.

    A $3 per person registration fee plus $7 per person for those who RSVP for lunch will be received at the door on the day of the event.

    This meeting is open to the public.

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Hosted by the Sweden Historical Society

Sweden Town Meeting House
144 Bridgton Road (Route 93)
Sweden, ME 04040
GPS: 44.1328, -70.8068

Registration is $3 per person at the door.
Lunch is $7 per person at the door.


8:30 — 9:15
Registration $3.00 per person at the door

Coffee, tea, morning snacks (gluten-free options available) provided by the Sweden Historical Society.

8:30 — 12:00
Exhibits, Displays, Cemetery Projects

If you have a cemetery project and wish to share the information with others, please bring a display board, photos, or other related materials. Tables will be provided to set up displays.

9:15 — 9:30
Welcome/Announcements Jessica Couture, MOCA President

9:30 — 10:00 
A Short History of Sweden through Its Buildings

Kathleen and Richard Lyman will present a brief overview of Sweden’s history based on research and writing a book about antique buildings in the town.

10:00 — 10:15

10:15 — 11:00
MOCA Business Meeting (All welcome to attend)

11:00 — 12:00
The Persistence of Curiosity

Janet Mahannah will describe how a little research lands you in the cemetery.

12:00 — 1:00
Lunch provided by the Sweden Historical Society

Three hearty soups, tossed salad, cookies, and other sweets (gluten-free and vegetarian options avail-able), hot and cold beverages.

Cost: $7.00 per person (pay at the door).


Register for the meeting and make lunch reservations using this online pre-registration; or email Debi Curry (subject line: LUNCH); or phone Janet Mahannah: 647-4520.

1:00 — 2:00
Exploring the Lives Memorialized in Sanderson Cemetery

Janet Mahannah will lead a guided visit to the cemetery and introduce its intriguing residents.

Door Prize

Door prize drawing during cemetery tour.  Must be present to win.

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