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Sweden History And Timeline Overview

The Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church in Southwark, South Philadelphia, traces its history to 1646, when Swedish missionary Johannes Campanius founded a church on Tinicum Island. A church at the Southwark place opened in 1677, and the present creating was consecrated in 1700. Swedish settlers traded with the Lenape and Susquehannock individuals of the Delaware Valley. Right after the colony fell to the Dutch and later English settlers, the Swedish continued to be important mediators among other European settlers and native groups. Moreover, Stockholm is the political, financial, cultural, and media, centers. Because of its clean environment, properly developed infrastructure,...