Category Archive for: ‘News & Events’

New Sweden Theme Park to include Farmstead Cabins

There are big undertakings under way for Governor Printz Park in Essington PA. The New Sweden Company’s intention is to …

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SCS Council has approved ADDITIONAL certifications for those Forefather members

For the first time in the 107 year history of the Swedish Colonial Society’s history, we are pleased to announce …

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Expedia Sweden created an interactive map that visualizes the Swedish migration to each state

Expedia Sweden interactive map

Online travel expert Expedia Sweden just created an interactive map of the US that visualizes the Swedish migration to each …

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Calmer Sleutel Inventory

Inventory of the ship the Calmer Sleutel, old about 20 years, long over the bow 103 feet, wide 25 feet, …

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Peter Craig MG 02211 E1354069881536

CRAIG COLLECTION ONLINE: We have posted for sale the first digitized item from the Craig Collection, a package of all …

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Governor Bridwell Receives Swedish Royal Honors.

MAY 2013: His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf bestowed Society Governor Margaret Sooy Bridwell with the Royal Order of the …

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The Swedish Colonial Society is proud to support historic preservation at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) Church

100 Founding Members The Swedish Colonial Society

We have had a long relationship with Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church. Gloria Dei has created a 501c3 for historic …

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Genealogical Books Available to SCS Members

The Swedish Colonial Society has 70 feet of genealogical books in its Archives at the Lutheran Seminary in Germantown PA. …

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New Sweden on the Delaware

New Sweden On The Delaware

Celebrating the 375th Anniversary of the founding of the New Sweden Colony in America, this limited-edition, 128 page volume features …

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Would you like to donate to the Society’s Education Programs?


I/We would like to support the Swedish Colonial Society Educational Programs, throughout the year with a fully tax deductible donation …

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