The New Sweden Centre store
To order, click the link to the printable order form. Print the form, fill out completely and mail with payment to:
New Sweden Centre
The items that you order from the New Sweden Centre Product Catalog
contribute funds to operate the Hands-on-History Museum.
Africans In New Sweden - The Untold Story
Abdullah R. Muhammad
New Sweden on the Delaware
Photographsby Ken Peterson
Learn about Lucia traditions and dances
This wonderful package of a 2-sided audio CD, a booklet on Lucia traditions combining Traditional Lucia songs, Folk Dance tunes plus printed dance instructions is available at the New Sweden Centre.
This delightful arrangement includes spoken texts of the Lucia pageant, Lucia songs sung by the children of Barnklubben Elsa Rix, Lucia songs with instruments alone, and instrumental renditions of many popular Folk Dances and some of the most popular Swedish Ring Dances. Instructions included. This is a package that can be enjoyed for its musical content and utilized by clubs, schools or dance groups looking for quality musical accompaniment and instructional information. It has been many years in the making. Some of the songs are re-recorded, digitalized versions created by some of the best Swedish musicians . . . Walter Eriksson, Eric Olof Ericson, Einar Ericson, Wayne Soderlund and Jeanne Eriksson Widman Andersen.
To pick it up at the museum please call 302-429-0464 to receive it via mail Just send a check for $30 made out to “New Sweden Center” ( mark Folk Music in the memo) to:New Sweden Centre, PO Box 12001 Wilmington, DE 19850
(Go to our links page to see videos of some of these dances.)
Life in New Sweden Video and Viewing Guide
This is a tool to help you learn about and share your Swedish Heritage. It is uniquely designed for interaction of audiences of all ages. An optional pause approximately every 5 minutes allows for discussion or for directing questions found in the accompanying video guide, which also includes the answers for the presenter and a word puzzle which can be photo copied for the audience to play.
The Eight Old Swedes' Churches of New Sweden
Rev. Dr. Kim-Eric Williams
This 32-page, soft cover volume contains a history and photo tour of Holy Trinity, Wilmington, DE; Gloria Dei, Philadelphia, PA; St. Mary Anne's, North East, MD; Trinity, Swedesboro, NJ; St. Georges, Pennsville, NJ; St. Gabriel's, Douglassville, PA; Christ Upper Merion, Bridgeport, PA; and St. James Kingsessing, Philadelphia, PA.
The Log Cabins of New Sweden
Includes Bibliography of books on
Typical Native American clothing is displayed as part of the Centre's Museum Without Walls. This exhibit is now on display at the Cumberland County Prehistoric Museum in Greenwich, NJ.