March 2018

In this issue, we take a look the Swedish settlers who successfully colonized the Delaware Valley over three centuries ago.  We also trace the Swedish ancestry of the “First Family of Queen Village” who supported building the oldest church in Pennsylvania.

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Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.