From the age of the Vikings to the settlers of the New Sweden Colony (1638-1655), to contemporary issues in Scandinavian society, the American Swedish Historical Museum will take you back in time and across the sea to learn the stories of Swedes in America.

New Sweden Timeline Map

Explore the New Sweden Colony between the years 1638 and 1700 with our Timeline Map shown below. It details the progression and collapse of the colony, as well as explaining how the area and its rulers changed over time.

User Note:  This map is a Flash file, so you will need to have the most current Flash plug-in loaded in your browser. If you do not see a map image, or a prompt to update your Flash plug-in, then your browser settings need to be configured to view it.


New Sweden Flash Map