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Finn Fest article – Quarterly 2013

Finn Fest 2013 is set in Hancock Michigan, June 19 – 23.  Dozens of dance and music programs, informative lectures, activities and tours are planned. http://www.finnfestusa2013.org Your Swedish Finn Historical Society representatives will present three lectures:  Folk Costumes in Finland, … Continue reading

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Åboland Parishes and Villages

Dragsfjärd Björkboda (T), Dalsbruk (Q), Genböle (Y), Hammarsboda (G), Hertsböle, Kråkvik, Kärra (W), Labbnäs (X), Lillfinnhova, Långnäs (L), Nordanå (C), Purunpää (M), Rosendal (D), Rövik (S), Skinnarvik (F), Smedskulla, Storfinnhova, Stusnäs, Sunnanå (E), Söderby, Söderlångvik (J), Söglö, Tynglaks, Ytter-Ölmos, Ytterkulla, … Continue reading

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Where did Swedish Finns Originate?

Nyland Nyland Parishes and Villages Åboland Åboland Parishes and Villages Åland Island Åland Island Parishes and Villages Österbotten Österbotten parishes and villages – 1910

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Key Communities where Swedish Finns Settled

During the peak emigration period (1870-1930), approximately 390,000 people left Finland, of which 70,000 were Swedish Finns, for areas throughout the world. Emigration from Finland Destination Total Finnish Emigrants Swedish Finn Emigrants USA 240,000 47,000 Canada 50,000 6,000 Sweden 40,000 … Continue reading

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