New Sweden Cemetery

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New Sweden Cemetery
Also known as:  Capitol Hill Cemetery

The New Sweden Cemetery grounds were deeded to the town and the New Sweden Cemetery Association was formed in 1905. A formal dedication was held on July 27, 1909. The original cemetery, dedicated July 24, 1870, is located behind the Museum. A large granite monument marks that area. It is engraved with the names of the first early burials. The first recorded burial for the existing cemetery was in 1877. The cemetery was original named Capitol Hill Cemetery.

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GPS Coordinates: 46.9421, -68.12004

  • Added: 20 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #1972237