Swedish Cultural Organizations and News Sources

SWEA International
Swedish Women’s Cultural Association International (local groups throughout world).
Meetings held in Swedish. Events when guests are invited English is used.

The Vasa Order of America
The Vasa Order of America began more than a century ago as a benefit fraternal society for Swedish immigrants to the United States.

American Union of Swedish Singers (AUSS)
The AUSS promotes & perpetuates Swedish chorus singing & songs, & encourages exchanges between choruses in the America, Canada & Sweden.

American Swedish Institute
The American Swedish Institute is a vibrant arts & cultural center and museum.

Swedish Council of America: Umbrella for Swedish Cultural & Heritage organizations U.S.A. 
Based in Minneapolis, it is the national umbrella for all Swedish-American organizations uniting nearly 200 organizations in the United States, Canada.

A national organization for the eighteen regional Swedish-American Chambers of Commerce.

Nordstjernan, the Swedish newspaper in America, covers relevant news, traditions and trivia for a vast group of readers

Nordstjernan – YouTube

xoxo sweden
Connect with Swedish America, Sweden and Swedes in North America. Discussions blogs, forums, news, listings of products, apartments and wanted ads.

S & A Magazine | Swedish Council of America
Sweden & America is a joint quarterly publication of The Swedish American Center in Karlstad, Sweden, and the Swedish Council of America.

Swedish-American Historical Quarterly
Swedish-American Historical Quarterly (North Park University) … journal published continuously since 1950 by the Swedish-American Historical Society.

The official site of Sweden

Swedish American Archives and Genealogy Societies

Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota | American Swedish
Organized in 1983, the SGSM is a branch of the Minnesota Genealogical Society.

Swedish Genealogy Sites | Augustana College

Swedish American Genealogist | Augustana College
Swedish American Genealogist is a quarterly journal devoted to Swedish American biography, genealogy, and personal history, and is published by the Swenson Center. 


Swedish Immigration to North America
The trans-Atlantic mass exodus is one of the major events in Swedish history

Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago
Established in 1968, the Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago (SAAGC) collects and makes available the rich documentary record of the Swedish-American experience in Chicago.

Swedish Genealogy | Newberry
Guide to Swedish-American Archival and Manuscript Sources in the United States.

Swedish Genealogy Club of the American Swedish Historical Museum
The Swedish Genealogy Club began in September 1994 with ASHM members interested in researching their Swedish and Swedish-American ancestors.

Genealogical Questions, Corrections, Discussions and Contributions

Swedish American Historical Society
Chronicles the story of Swedish immigrants to the United States.

Swedish Ancestry Research Association
The purpose of our organization is to provide individuals researching their Swedish ancestry the opportunity to meet and share ideas with others who have similar interests.

Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado
The Swedish Genealogical Society of Colorado (SGSC) is a family history organization founded in April 2007 by descendants of Swedish immigrants.

Finding your Swedish Roots – Rötter

Swedish American Genealogy and Local History
Swedish American studies, including local history and genealogy, are among the best documented immigrant studies in the United States.

Swedish American Historical Museums and Societies

Swedish Council of America: Umbrella for Swedish cultural & heritage organizations U.S.A
Based in Minneapolis, it is the national umbrella for all Swedish-American organizations

Swedish Colonial Society
The Swedish Colonial Society, founded in 1909, is the oldest Swedish historical organization in the United States dedicated to preserving the legacy of the New Sweden Colony in America.

Brief History of New Sweden in Am…


The 17th century saw Sweden as an European “Great Power” and one of the major military and political combatants on the continent during the Thirty Years’ …


America’s oldest Swedish-American Historical Museum, 1926

American Swedish Historical Museum


Located in South Philadelphia this museum is dedicated to preserving and promoting the contributions of Swedes and Swedish-Americans in the United States.


Bishop Hill Heritage Association


The Bishop Hill Heritage Association was organized in 1962 with the original goal of saving Colony era buildings in disrepair and restoring them to functional 


Erlander Museum – Swedish Historical Society o…


The Erlander Home Museum is a cultural centerpiece of Rockford’s Swedish ancestry community,and a major asset of the Society. The Museum is located within …


Gammelgården (old small farm) Museum, in Scand…


Gammelgarden Museum in Scandia, Minnesota has preserved, presented and promoted Swedish immigrant heritage and history.


Swedish Heritage Society


Swedish Heritage Society. 107 James Avenue Swedesburg, Iowa 52652. Home Page. Welcome to the new website dedicated to the Swedish American Museum! … If you have an interest in the Swedish influence in the history of SE Iowa you …


New Sweden Historical Society – Maine Office o…


The New Sweden Museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts from Swedish settlement in northern Maine. Maine’s Swedish Colony was established in …


Nordic Heritage Museum has 5 Nordic Nations represented each with their own room

Nordic Heritage Museum: Home


Visit a place where history comes alive and contemporary artists and community activities are celebrated with vibrant exhibits and events. Dedicated to collecting  …


Swedish Historical Society of Rockford, IL: We…


The Swedish Historical Society of Rockford was established in 1938 by a group … after visiting the 300th anniversary of the arrival of Swedes in North America.


Välkommen to Lindsborg, KS – Official…


Lindsborg, KS ~ Little Sweden U.S.A.. Välkommen! Greetings from Little Sweden U.S.A., sister city to Munkors, Sweden! We invite you to spend time with us and …


Sweden State Historic Site – State Histori…


Established April 28, 1879, the Sweden post office and general store in present- day Walsh County was housed in a log building built by John Magnus Almen, …


the swedish pioneer historical society


Swedish-American Archives of Greater Chicago. Manuscript Collection #4. Swedish Pioneer Historical Society Records, 1948-1983. Boxes: 31. HISTORY.


ASHM History – American Swedish Historical <=””>


The building’s total cost was just over $234,000, as reported to the Board of Governors of the American Sons and Daughters of Sweden at a meeting in Chicago …


Swedish American Museum –


Nov 24, 2013 … 5211 N. Clark St. | Chicago, IL 60640 | Tel: 773.728.8111 | Fax: 773.728.8870. Search. Exhibits & … Swedish American Museum Entrance …

Swedish American Historical Society


Chronicles the story of Swedish immigrants to the United States. Resource for Swedish Genealogy, literature and culture the United States.



Oct 22, 2011 … The Norden Club of Jamestown N.Y. held its 100 Year Celebration on Oct. 22, 2011. The Special guests were his Majesty, The King of Sweden …


History of Jamestown, NY


Jamestown is connected with the New York Central system by the ….. Jamestown has a large Swedish population, and they are largely a church-going people.


Swedes – Texas State Historical Assoc…


Magnus Morner, The Swedish Migrants to Texas (Chicago: Swedish-American Historical Society, 1987). Carl Martin Rosenquist, Swedes of Texas (Austin, 1942 ) …


Andrew Peterson Farm – Carver County Historical Soc…


Preserving an Important Piece of Carver County History … They belong to the Andrew Peterson Society in Sweden which, amongst other goals, wants to help …

Swedish American Historical Society of Wiscons…


SWEDISH AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF WISCONSIN, INC. About us: The Swedish American Historical Society of Wisconsin, Inc., was founded in …