Swedenberg, by Kurt Pearson

The Swedish community in Crystal Lake 1850 - 1950

Details about Swedenberg

  • A 2-volume hard-bound set
  • Over 1200 pages (acid-free), fully indexed
  • 1000+ vintage photos
  • Helpful maps
  • Cost $100 (pickup price).  Cost $115 (shipped price)

Contains:

  • Exact birth locations for over 500 Swedish emigrants
  • The Swedish immigration experience
  • The story behind Swedish names
  • Timeline of Swedes in Crystal Lake history
  • A detailed look at the "Heart of Swedenberg"
  • The story of their work: at farming; in factories (Pickling, Ice Harvesting, American Terra Cotta Co., and Oak Mfg. Co.); and entrepreneurial businessdes
  • How Swedes helped build Crystal Lake
  • History of Crystal Lake's two Swedish churches
  • History of the two Viking Lodges: Thyrfing #34 and Majblomman #46
  • The story of Swedenberg in WWI
  • The "Genealogy of Swedenberg": how over 300 Swedish emigrants in Crystal Lake are connected
  • The illustrated life stories of over 500 Swedish emigrants

Proceeds benefit the Crystal Lake Historical Society


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Orders must be in by September 15, 2017

To order by mail:

Mail your check payable to: "Crystal Lake Historical Society" to:

Crystal Lake Historical Society

P.O. Box 1151

Crystal Lake, IL 60039-1151

Include your name, address, phone number, and email address.  

Pickup Price is $100 per set / Shipping Price is $115 per set

Pickup location will be the Colonel Palmer House.  We will contact you as soon as books are available (November).

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Pickup Price is $100 per set / Shipping Price is $115 per set

Pickup location will be the Colonel Palmer House.  We will contact you as soon as books are available (November).

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