The Swedes and Dutch in the Land of the Lenape

More than half a century before the Eng¬≠lish and German migrations brought large numbers of people into William Penn’s colony on the Dela¬≠ware, three distinct populations had entered into this ancient land of the Lenape. By 1630 Susquehannock invaders as well as Swedish and Dutch traders had established themselves in the Delaware Valley. Very little has been written about the Susquehannock...
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