Preserving the Legacy of the New Sweden Colony in America

The Swedish Colonial Society

215-389-1513
Hours: 9-3, Tues-Thurs

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The SCS Historian

Book Sales

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916 S. Swanson St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147-4332

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The Swedish Colonial Society

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Links

Note: The Swedish Colonial Society here maintains a list of World Wide Web sites related to the history of the New Sweden Colony, colonial America and the modern day Scandinavian community. Reader's comments and suggestions for inclusion are welcome and should be sent to: webmaster@ColonialSwedes.net

Visit Sweden.com

Visitsweden.com is Sweden’s official travel and tourist information web site. Search for holiday and hotel information, images of Sweden and its culture. Find city breaks in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmö, trips to Swedish Lapland and many other destinations in Sweden.
http://www.visitsweden.com/sweden-us/

Visit Finland.com

In a scarcely populated country there's scenery and shoreline for all, satisfying scope to lose yourself in thought. Especially inspiring are the vast clear lakes, intricately splintered by islands, isthmuses and green spits.
http://www.visitfinland.com/

Here is a guide explaining the Finland VISA requirements. www.schengenvisainfo.com/finland-visa/

Articles about New Sweden

Fourteen articles about Finnish history and genealogy in New Sweden
http://www.genealogia.fi/emi/art/index4e.htm

American-Scandinavian Foundation

58 Park Ave., New York, NY 10016 (212) 879-9779
http://www.amscan.org

American Swedish Historical Museum

1900 Pattison Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19145 (215) 389-1776
www.americanswedish.org

Brimberry Family in the United States

History of the Matthias Brimberry and Mary Anderson Families
familypedia.wikia.org

Church Boat Research

Research on the Penns Neck Church Boat
http://www.swedishheritage.us

Finlandia Foundation

Support for Finnish Culture in the United States
http://www.finlandiafoundation.org

Finnish American Society of Delaware Valley

Activities and interests of local Finnish-American community
http://www.finnsphila.org

FINNSAM

Finnish migration to Sweden during the 1500s and 1600s
http://www.finnsam.org

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church

916 S. Swanson St., Philadelphia, PA 19147 (215) 389-1513
www.Old-Swedes.org

Historic Gloria Dei Preservation Corporation
https://preserveoldswedes.org

Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church

606 Church St., Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 652-5629
www.oldswedes.org

House of Genealogy (Släktforskarnas Hus)

Genealogy research center in Leksand, Sweden
www.genhouse-sweden.com

Kalmar Nyckel - Delaware's Tall Ship Ambassador

1124 E. Seventh St., Wilmington, DE 19801 (302) 429-SHIP
www.kalmarnyckel.org

New Sweden Centre

An interpretive center for the colonial history of the Delaware Valley
http://www.colonialnewsweden.org

Pennsville Township Historical Society

History from the Township of Pennsville, New Jersey
http://www.pvhistorical.njcool.net

Scandinavian Fest

Labor Day Sunday, NJ Vasa Park, Budd Lake, NJ
www.scanfest.org

SweGGate (Sweden Genealogical Gate)

A gateway to genealogical research in Sweden
www.rootsweb.com/~swewgw

Swedish Council of America

2600 Park Ave., Minneapolis, MN 55407 (612) 871-0593
www.swedishcouncil.org

The Swedish-American Historical Society

5125 N. Spaulding Ave., Chicago, IL 60625 (773)583-5722
www.swedishamericanhist.org

Swedish Finn Historical Society

5410 - 17th Ave. N.W., Seattle, Washington
http://sfhs.eget.net/welcome.html

Swedish Information Service

Web site of the Consulate General of Sweden
www.swedeninfo.com

Swedish Heritage Press

Vintage Swedish greeting cards, holiday cards and related items
www.swedishheritagepress.com

Swedish Roots

Federation of Swedish Genealogical Societies
http://www.genealogi.se/roots

Swedish Travel amd Tourism Council

Official website for Swedish tourism and travel information.
http://www.visit-sweden.com

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center

National archives and research institute at Augustana College.
http://www.augustana.edu/swenson/

Torsby Finn Culture Centre

Museum & library of the Forest Finns of Northern Värmland
http://www.finnkulturcentrum.com/english/index.html

The Timen Stiddem Society

A family association of the descendants & friends of Dr. Timen Stiddem
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~tstiddem/index.htm

The Stalcop Family Web Site

The family descendants of Johan Anderson från Strängnäs (Stålkofta-1646)
http://www.stalcopfamily.com