Kalmar Nyckel Sails Again: A 375th Anniversary Celebration of the Voyage That Founded New Sweden
"The Atlantic Ocean was an enormous 'first frontier' all its own in the 17th century, and any accounting of America's colonial experience should include this maritime world.... No one living in the colonial period could take transiting the Atlantic for granted. Looking back, neither should we." ~ Sam Heed
Did you know: That Kalmar Nyckel was part of Gustav II Adolf's famous Swedish invasion fleet of 1630, a landmark event of the Thirty Years' War?