The sixth annual New Sweden History conference on Saturday, October 14, 2006 at Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church marks the Swedish Colonial Society’s publication of the first two volumes of the records of Gloria Dei Church and the other early Swedish Lutheran churches of Pennsylvania. The program features lectures from historians Peter S. Craig, Charles B. Tonetti and Kim-Eric Williams.
Gloria Dei Church is located at Columbus Boulevard & Christian Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19147.
Please Register by October 2, 2006. $35 per person ($25 for students and high school teachers)includeds continental breakfast, box lunch and information packet/bibliography. For registration questions contact the American Swedish Historical Museum at 215-389-1776 or email@example.com
The conference’s on-going goals are to bring New Sweden’s history to a broad audience, stimulate new research and publication about New Sweden, especially by younger scholars in Sweden and the United States, and preserve the records of New Sweden’s history and make them available to teachers, genealogists, avocational and academic historians, students and the public at large.
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