Preserving the Legacy of the New Sweden Colony in America

The Swedish Colonial Society

Hours: 9-3, Tues-Thurs

The SCS Registrar

The SCS Historian

Book Sales

Purchase online: link

Purchase in person:
916 S. Swanson St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147-4332

Enjoy the benefits of membership

The Swedish Colonial Society

Enjoy the benefits of membership

Colonial Day

Enjoy a History Mash-up for the whole family!
Featuring non-stop fun, food, music and activities as we celebrate American and New Sweden History

Colonial Day - announcingPLANNED ACTIVITIES: Opening parade for everyone with bag pipes and fife & drums, Pony rides, Games and contests, Children’s craft projects, Dueling demonstration, 18th Century Military Drill, 17th Century Dance Demonstration, AND MUCH MORE!

Photo ops with: New Sweden King and Queen (CONFIRMED!), New Sweden Colonial Governor (CONFIRMED!), Ben Franklin (invited!), Thomas Jefferson (invited!), Betsy Ross (invited!)

Where: Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church grounds
Columbus Blvd and Christian Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147