Vasa Lodges and Grand Lodge Info
Here are some lodges to investigate and for a complete list of Vasa Lodges, or to find a Lodge close to you, visit the Grand Lodge site.
Dallas, TX – (Facebook)District Lodge 8 – Nordikfolk – Chicago, IL
District Lodge 8 – Nordikids – Youth Program – Chicago, IL
District Lodge 9 –Drott – Washington D.C.
District Lodge 12 – 218 Monitor – Sacramento, CA
District Lodge 15 – 719-Glenn T Seaborg – Laguna Woods, CA -Glenn T. Seaborg was of Swedish descent and a Nobel-prize winner in Chemistry in 1951. The lodge is named after him.
District Lodge 13 – 472 Harmoni – Portland, OR
District Lodge 19 – Norra Sverige – Sweden
District Lodge 20 – Södra Sverige – Sweden
Vasa National Archives is located in Bishop Hill, IL. Bishop Hill was founded in 1846 by Swedish religious dissenters. It is now a museum and designated historic site
Swedish American of the Year is awarded yearly and ran by Sweden District Lodges 19 and 20
The Vasa Star – the official publication of the Vasa Order of America published 4x annually in the Nordjsternan news publication.
- Concordia Language Villages in Minnesota offer summer language camps.
- District 15 offers scholarships to help qualified applicants attend the Swedish camp: Sjölunden
Vasa Related Links
Vasa National Archives, Bishop Hill , IL
The Vasa Archives are for “Educational, historical and research to preserve and display and make available records, documents, works of art, science, inventions and manufacture by persons of Swedish ancestry and to promote public knowledge of an interest in the history of person of Scandinavian and particularly Swedish ancestry. The archives are located in Bishop Hill, Il and the town was founded in 1846 by Swedish religious dissenters. It is now a museum and designated historic site and houses the Vasa National Archives.
Nordic and Scandinavian Sites, Groups, etc.
- Scandinavian Consulates
- ELVERHØJ Museum, Solvang, CA
- International Cottages, House of Pacific Relations International Houses – Hall of Nations, Balboa Park, CA
o House of Sweden
o House of Norway
o House of Finland
o House of Denmark
Nansen Field – located in the city of Rolling Hills Estates on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. The Sons of Norway hold meeting and events at the site.
Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce L.A.
Vasa Park & events
American-Scandinavian Foundation of Los Angeles
Scandinavian Cultural and Historical Foundation – California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks
Kingsborg, CA – Swedish Community
Lindsborg, KA- Swedish Community
Solvang, CA – Danish Community
Norwegian Seamen’s Church, San Pedro a.k.a. Norwegian Seamen’s Church Los Angeles
Church of Sweden – Los Angeles, formerly St. Erik’s Church – located at the Norwegian Seaman’s Church
Scandinavian Film Festival Los Angeles
Scandinavian Festival at Cal Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks (spring)
Viking Festival, Vista, CA (Sept)