When did new sweden cease?

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It was later used as a church until about 1700, when Gloria Dei (Old Swedes') Church of Philadelphia was built on the site. New Sweden finally came to an end when its land was included in William Penn's charter for Pennsylvania on August 24, 1682.

What happened to the Swedish colony in New Sweden?

  • The Swedish colony New Sweden was conquered by the dutch in 1655. This was a consequence of the Dutch Republic intervening against Sweden during the Second Northern War. The Swedish settlement, remained though, until the first English conquest of Dutch colonies in 1664.

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