Preserving the Legacy of the New Sweden Colony in America

The Swedish Colonial Society

97 Wanamaker Avenue
Essington, PA 19029

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Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church
916 S. Swanson St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147-4332

Enjoy the benefits of membership

The Swedish Colonial Society

Enjoy the benefits of membership

Celebration of New Jersey’s Swedish History

Janet Anderson (New Sweden Centre president) Pennsville's Mayor Robert Mc Dade, and Aleasa Hogate (NSC VP/Education Director/SCS council member) Tom Romansky photographerFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 8, 2020 Celebration of New Jersey's  Swedish History On Saturday,...

Genealogical Books Available to SCS Members

The Swedish Colonial Society has 70 feet of genealogical books in its Archives. Click here to establish or renew your membership. The index follows. SCS Short Book List November 2012 Cataloged in agreement with the LDS Family History Library  [304.6/094 The European...

The Swedish Colonial Society

Founded in 1909 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,by a group of 24 prominent academics and cultural historians, The Swedish Colonial Society is America’s oldest Swedish historical organization and unique in this country because of its relationship to the Swedish Royal Family and the Swedish government.