Dictionary of Wisconsin History
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Term: New Sweden
Definition: a settlement of Swedish immigrants on the Delaware River, in modern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware, founded in 1638 and captured by the Dutch in 1655.
[Source: The Jesuit Relation for 1648 (v. 33) at Turning Points in Wis. History (www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/)]