FFNCC "First Finns in America" Trip to New Sweden Colony, Delaware

The trip is postponed until Fall 2020

The first Finns arrived in 1638 and settled in the New Sweden Colony (now Wilmington Delaware) on the tall ship Kalmar Nyckel. 

 

FFNCC is organizing a trip to see this remarkable colony and to sail on the Kalmar Nyckel. 

The cost is estimated to be $100/person and will include:

 

  • Round-trip transportation via private coach from the Washington DC area

    (departing around 8 am and returning about 6 pm)

 

  • Continental breakfast on the bus

 

  • Admission to tours of historic sites, including the Old Swedes Church

 

  • A 1.5 hour ride up the Christina River on the Kalmar Nyckel

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Quick list of upcoming events

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Events organized by Finlandia Foundation NCC

 

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Events organized by Friends of FFNCC

 

April 7, May 5, June 2

Embassy of Finland: Mind-Building exhibit, presents Finnish public libraries and library architecture throughout time

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  • Promotes Finnish culture

  • Organizes cultural & social activities  

  • Advances knowledge about Finland 

  • Provides grants & scholarships to individuals and not-for-profit entities of the Washington DC metropolitan area for presentations, projects, and performances that promote Finnish and Finnish-American culture

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