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

 

  Michigan

  Drummond Island

  Drummond Island Historical Museum

  Water Street

  Drummond Island  MI  49726    

  Phone   906 493-5746

  Web Site  http://www.drummondislandnews.com/page4.html

  Description  local natural & cultural history, story of 1907 Finnish Colony

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Group Identity   Scandinavian

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:  7/31/2004

  Kaleva
 
Kaleva Historical Society
 
14551 Wuoksi Avenue
 
Kaleva                MI                49645    
 
Phone         231 362-2080
 
Web Site      *****
 
Alt Web       http://www.michmarkers.com/startup.asp?startpage=L0983.htm
 
Description      located in house built from 60,000 pop bottles
 
Type of Resource       Museum
 
Primary Focus    Local History
 
Group Identity    Finnish
 
New or Updated:              12/1/2003

Michigan
Pelkie
Hanka Homestead Museum
PO Box 10
Pelkie MI 49958
Phone 906 338-2650
Alt Phone 906 353-7116
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://museum.cl.msu.edu/mbpn/sum96v4/hanka.html
Description Finnish American 40 acre farmstead with log house, bans, sauna, other outbuildings
Type of Resource Museum
Group Identity Scandinavian
Era 1920

South Range
Copper Country Historical Museum
Champion & Trimountain, Highway M-26
PO Box 148
South Range MI
Phone 906 482-6125
Web Site http://www.pasty.com/crhm/pages/contact.html
E-mail mailto:dlaitila@pasty.net
Description local history of Finnish area
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Group Identity Finnish

  MN

  Alexandria

  Runestone Museum

  206 Broadway

  Alexandria  MN  56308    

  Phone  320 763-3160

  Web Site http://www.runestonemuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:bigole@rea-alp.com

  Description  Viking carved stone, 1863 fort, local history

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Group Identity  Scandinavian

  New or Updated:  6/18/2007


  Minnesota

  Milan

  Arv Hus  Museum

  Main Street

  Box 150

  Milan  MN  56262    

  Phone   320 734-4868

  Alt Phone   320 734-8429

  Web Site  http://www.exploreminnesota.com/listing/index.cfm?id=8437

  Alt Web  http://www.milan.govoffice.com/index.asp?Design=PrintView

  Description  Norwegian Rosemalers, mural by Augsburg tist Phillip Thompson

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Group Identity   Norwegian

  New or Updated:  8/30/2004

 

  Minneapolis

  American Swedish Institute

  2600 Park Avenue

  Minneapolis  MN  55407    

  Phone  612 871-4907

  Web Site www.americanswedishinst.org/

  Description  located in Turnblad mansion, features items from Sweden and

                    Swedish life in the Twin Cities

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Group Identity  Scandinavian

  Era  1908

  New or Updated: 7/1/2007

 

  Minnesota

  Vasa

  Vasa Lutheran Church Museum

  Highway 19

  MAIL 6582 296th Street Cannon Falls 55009

  Vasa  MN   55066    

  Phone   612 258-4327

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.cannonfalls.org/heritage.html

  Description  center of early Swedish culture, site of state's first orphanage

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Church

  Group Identity   Swedish

  New or Updated:  10/27/2004

  NE

  Oakland

  Swedish Heritage Center

  301 N Charde

  Oakland  NE

  Phone 402 685-6161

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.ci.oakland.ne.us/points.htm

  Description  museum of Swedish memorabilia

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F  Glass

  Group Identity  Scandinavian

  New or Updated:  8/13/2006

  PA

  Drexel Hill

  Friends of Swedish Cabin

  9 Creek Road

  Mail: PO Box 200

  Drexel Hill  PA  19026    

  Phone   610 623-1650

  Web Site http://biderman.net/log.htm

  Alt Web http://www.upperdarby.org/cabin.html

  Description  only remaining cabin New Sweden era settlement of Darby Creelk

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Preservation

  Building Type   Hotel/Inn

  Group Identity   Scandinavian

  Era   1638-1655

  New or Updated:  12/16/2006

  Philadelphia
 
American Swedish Historical Museum
 
1900 Pattison Avenue
 
Philadelphia  PA  19145    
 
Phone  215 389-1776
 
Web Site  www.libertynet.org/ashm
 
E-mail  mailto:ashm@libertynet.org
 
Description  13 galleries cover 1638 to the present in building based on 17th century                         manor house
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Collection G-M  Maps
 
Group Identity  Scandinavian
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  07/12/2003

Pennsylvania
Prospect Park
Morton Homestead Park
100 Lincoln Avenue
Prospect Park PA 19076
Phone 610 583-7221
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.frensandfrens.com/morton.htm
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Group Identity Swedish
Era 1650

  Texas
 
Clifton
 
Bosque Memorial Museum
 
301 S Ave Q
 
PO Box 345
 
Clifton TX  76634  
 
Phone   254 675-3845
 
Web Site  http://www.bosquemuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@bosquemuseum.org
 
Description  museum & log cabin, Indian, Firearm, Norwegian, Primitive furniture, textiles,                     early education
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Group Identity   Norwegian
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  6/1/2004
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