March events at Swedish Historical! March 03 2017

Annual Meeting 2017.

The annual meeting is scheduled for Sunday, March 19, 2:00pm at the Stockholm Inn.  This event is open to the membership at a cost of $10.00 per person.  Please come and enjoy a light meal while we review 2016, and discuss plans for 2017!  New members to the Swedish Historical board will be announced, and various awards will be handed out.  Please stay after the program for a presentation from Todd DeDecker, Executive Director of the Bishop Hill Heritage Association.  Todd will share the story of the Bishop Hill Colony, and discuss a Bishop Hill display coming to Swedish Historical.  Please call 815/963-5559, or email Tim Krumland attgkrumland@northpark.edu to RSVP for the event.

Swedish Heritage Night Icehogs Game


Swedish Historical is excited to hold a Swedish Heritage Night at the Rockford Icehogs game on March 31st.  The game is at 7:00pm vs. the Texas Stars. There are currently eight Swedes playing for the Icehogs.  The night will include some good hockey, as well as the singing of the Swedish National Anthem, Swedish trivia, and various other interactive opportunities.  Following the game will be a meet and greet with the Swedish players.  The cost for the game is $15.00 per ticket.  Please call 815/963-5559 or email Tim Krumland at tgkrumland@northpark.edu to register. Checks can be made out to Swedish Historical Society of Rockford, and mailed to 404 S. 3rd Street Rockford, IL 61104.