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Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday 🇸🇪💙💛! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's word is väderprognos, which means weather forecast in Swedish🇸🇪 Have you enjoyed this cool down in temperatures? I know we have!Don't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary! 📖

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

As museums and cultural institutions around the world deal with the impacts of COVID-19, many of us have had to radically alter our way of “doing business”, drastically changing hours of availability, canceling events and educational opportunities.Museums and historic sites hold a multitude of roles from being stewards of our history, institutions of learning, community anchors, and places of shared memory. The shocking reality of what is happening across our country is addressed in this article from TIME below:https://time.com/5870460/museums-coronavirus/Consider supporting the Swedish Historical Society by renewing your membership, gifting a membership or giving a gift of $50, $100 or more during this crisis season and help to support our mission of celebrating Swedish culture past, present and future! https://bit.ly/32MIZ4l

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday 🇸🇪💙💛! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's word is jordgubbe, which means strawberry in Swedish.🍓🇸🇪 Have you enjoyed this sweet summer berry yet this season?If you have a favorite recipe featuring jordgubbe, please share below💛⬇️Don't forget to check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary! 📖

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

We are a little over halfway through July, can you believe it?!?☀️🍓https://www.facebook.com/swedishhistoricalofrockford/posts/4706700996014055?__tn__=-R

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday 🇸🇪💙💛! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's word is juli, which means July in Swedish. How has your Juli been? Have you been able to get out and enjoy the sunshine?Check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary! 📖

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Happy 43rd Birthday🇸🇪👑Crown Princess Victoria🇸🇪💐

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Taking to the water for your outdoor recreation? See how Swedes do it 🇸🇪☀️https://visitsweden.com/…/kayaking-and-canoe-adventures-sw…/

Monday, July 13, 2020

Hej and welcome to #SwedishWordWednesday 🇸🇪💙💛! Each week on Wednesday, SHS would like to share a Swedish word with you.Today's word is sol, which means sun in Swedish. With all these hot summer days coming our way- we will be seeing a lot of ☀️Check back each week as we add more words to your Swedish vocabulary! 📖

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Do you have a summer bucket list?Find out the top 10 summer to-do's in Sweden from Sweden.se☀️🇸🇪https://sweden.se/nature/swedish-summer-the-top-10-tips/

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

If you are planning on traveling in the coming weeks, stop by our partner organization in Bishop Hill, Illinois for their brand new exhibit!While you are there, check out the Bishop Hill Colony Store for great Swedish gifts!

Thursday, July 2, 2020