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Scandinavian Pages  CA-ID, IL-ME, MI-WY


 

  IL

  Bishop Hill

  Bishop Hill Heritage Association

  103 N Bishop St

  PO Box 92

  Bishop Hill  IL   61419    

  Phone  309 927-3899

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.bishophill.com/orgs.php

  Description  operates Heritage museum of Swedish religious communal society in

                    Steeple building

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Building Type  Civic

  Group Identity  Scandinavian

  Era  1846-1861

  New or Updated:  12/17/2006
 

  IL

  Bishop Hill

  Bishop Hill Heritage Museum

  103 N Bishop St

  PO Box 92

  Bishop Hill  IL   61419    

  Phone   309 927-3899

  Web Site http://www.bishophill.com/museums.php

  E-mail   mailto:bhha@winco.net

  Description  Museum in Steeple building, society also owns Blacksmith Shop,

                    Colony Store, Cobbler Shop, Dairy Buiding, Apartment House in

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Communal

  Group Identity  Scandinavian

  Era  1846-1861

  New or Updated:  12/18/2006

Bishop Hill State Historic Site
PO Box D
Bishop Hill IL 61419
Phone 309 927-3345
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/HPA/Sites/bishophill01.htm
Alt Web http://www.outfitters.com/illinois/henry/bishop_hill.html
Description Swedish religious colony, briefly prosperous, disbanded at the beginning of the Civil War; Colony Church, Colony Hotel, museum with paintings of Olof Krans
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Communal
Group Identity Scandinavian
Era 1846-1851

Illinois
Chicago
Swedish-American Museum Center of Chicago
5211 N Clark St
Chicago IL 60640
Phone 773 728-8111
Web Site www.samac.org/index1.html
E-mail museum@samac.org
Description located in historically Swedish neighborhood, it celebrates ethnic heritage
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Scandinavian

Rock Island
Augustana College Museum of Art
7th Avenue & 38th Street
Art & Art History Department
Rock Island IL 61201
Phone 309 794-7469
Web Site www.augustana.edu
Description concentrates on Swedish-American art and artists
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Group Identity Scandinavian

Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center
Augustana College
639 38th Street
Rock Island IL 61201
Phone 309 794-7204
Web Site http://www.augustana.edu/administration/swenson/index.htm
E-mail mailto:sag@augustana.edu
Description archival collection of Swedish immigration, genealogy
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus History Resource
Group Identity Scandinavian
Research/Reading Archives

  Maine

  Monson

  Monson Historical Society

  Main Street

  mail: PO Box 173 Guilford ME 0443

  Monson        ME           04443    

  Phone   207 876-3073

  Web Site  *****

  E-mail  mailto:emb@midmaine.com

  Description  Swedish & Finnish immigrant, Monson Narrow Gauge RR, slate quarrying

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Group Identity   Scandinavian

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:              8/4/2005

 
 
New Sweden
 
Lars Noak Blacksmith Shop
 
Station Road
 
New Sweden  ME  04762   
 
Phone  207 896-5624
 
Web Site  http://www.aroostook.me.us/newsweden/historical.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.geocities.com/maineswedishcolony/
 
Description  one of the structures of the New Swedish Colony
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Group Identity  Scandinavian
 
Era      1870
 
New or Updated:  11/17/2003

  Maine
 
New Sweden
 
New Sweden Historical Society
 
RR #1 Box 8
 
New Sweden  ME  04762    
 
Phone  207 896-3018
 
Web Site  http://www.aroostook.me.us/newsweden/index.html
 
Description  site of Swedish immigrant settlement
 
Type of Resource  Historic District
 
Primary Focus  Village
 
Group Identity  Scandinavian
 
Era      1870
 
New or Updated:  11/17/2003 

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