Please join us on Saturday, June 22, 2019 for the cabin’s Living History Celebration: 30 Years of the Lower Swedish Cabin’s Restoration (1989 – 2019). The event will be 1PM – 4PM, with a rain date of Sunday, June 23 (the next day). There is no admission fee.
We will have a Native American and Swedes demonstration, games, crafts and refreshments. Parking is scarce, so please consider using the SEPTA Creek Road Station and walking up the road a little to get to the cabin. There is also some parking under the bridge at that station.
Join us for a guided bus tour along Cobbs and Darby Creeks through Haverford, Upper Darby, Clifton Heights, Springfield, Marple, Radnor and Newtown Townships. Led by historian Kelly Brennan, this tour will visit historic mill sites along these creeks, and see a few mills that were adaptively reused and existing mill houses including tours of Nitre Hall/Lawrence Cabin in Haverford and Paper Mill House in Newtown. You’re welcome to bring a bagged lunch.
When: Saturday, June 8, 9am- 1pm
Where: Tour starts and ends at Nitre Hall, 1682 Karakung Drive, Havertown, PA 19083. Parking is available in the lower parking lot.
Cost: $10 per person (cash or check to Haverford Township Historical Society), or $11.10 via PayPal.
After some years of building up our organization, and through generous donations and volunteer work by members and friends of our non-profit group (FSC), we are excited to present this new web site in order to promote enthusiasm and share knowledge of this wonderful historic landmark.
There is still lots of work to do! We will periodically post new information here, along with with information on how you can get involved in supporting the organization.
Friends of the Swedish Cabin is a non-profit group, created to conduct educational programs with an emphasis on history and natural science subjects, and shall have authority to engage in all activities which are consistent with this purpose, including the ownership of land and property with special concern for the restoration and preservation of this historic site and structure.