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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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