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Address: 109 South Bishop Hill Street, Bishop Hill, IL

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Vasa holds the history of Bishop Hill

The Vasa National Archives holds the history of this historic Swedish settlement. The King of Sweden has come to America and visited Bishop Hill. You can learn to speak Swedish... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2015
Derrick A
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Altona, Illinois
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Reviewed 25 September 2015

The Vasa National Archives holds the history of this historic Swedish settlement. The King of Sweden has come to America and visited Bishop Hill. You can learn to speak Swedish at the Vasa. The have a nice museum. Please plan to visit all of Bishop Hill and rest of the area small towns.

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Reviewed 8 June 2014

Even if you are not of Swedish ancestry, this building is a good place to stop. Friendly archivist will answer questions, and there are lots of displays of crafts and other items. If you are lucky enough to trace your heritage to Sweden, this place could be a treasure-trove.

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