The Swaanendael Colony along the Delaware. Author Johannes Vingboons (1639)
The Swaanendael Colony along the Delaware. Author Johannes Vingboons (1639)

Swedish Colonial remains 17th-18th century

Written by Marco Ramerini. English text revision by Dietrich Köster.

If you know something on colonial remains or if you have photos of such remains – they may be anywhere in the world -, send them to me. I’ll be happy to publish them on this website. Thank you. Marco. My e-mail is on the home page.

SWEDISH COLONIAL REMAINS

CARIBBEAN:

Saint Barthélemy

Gustavia: Historical Town, Fort Karl, Fort Oscar, Swedish Bell Tower, ruins of a Sugar Refinery, Swedish Warehouses.

USA:

Drexel Hill (Pennsylvania): Swedish Log Cabin (1650s).

Wilmington (Delaware): Old Swedes’ Church.

For this info my thanks to Mitchell Polman 

About Marco Ramerini

I did historical research on the history of geographical exploration and colonialism, particularly on the spice islands, the Moluccas. I have designed and written some internet sites including the www.colonialvoyage.com site dedicated to the history of geographical exploration and colonialism. Then the site www.borghiditoscana.net dedicated to my region: Tuscany. As well as many other travel sites in different languages. Traveler, writer of online tourist guides. I research and write about history. Finally I am passionate about astronomy and photography.