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- Litha, The Summer Solstice
- Litha is also known as the summer solstice, Midsummer, All Couples Day, and Saint John's Day. Litha is one of the fire festivals and occurs on the longest day of the year. This is the time of year when the sun reaches its highest apex, at the Tropic of Cancer....
Holidays >> Mid Summer
- Mabon, The Witch's Thanksgiving
- To Autumn O Autumn. Laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof, there thou may'st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe; And all the daughters of the year shall dance, Sing now the lusty song...
Holidays >> Mabon
- Mother Of The Gods And The Father Of The Gael
- There is no surviving, or as yet translated, Creation story within Irish mythology. We learn from the Lebor Gabala Erenn, a text from the Christian Middle Ages, of the Tuatha De Danann, or "People of the Goddess Danu", who came to Ireland either...
Deities & Heros >> Celtic, Welsh, Irish & Brittish
- Samhain, The Celtic New Year
- Samhain (pronounced Sowain, Sah-uin, or Sahm-hayn) is also called the Celtic New Year, The Third harvest, All Hollows Eve, the Day of the Dead, and of course Halloween. There are many more names for Samhain, but rather then having a different meaning, they...
Holidays >> Samhain
- Yule, the Winter Solstice
- ABOUT YULE | RITUAL | FOODS | REFERENCES ABOUT YULE Yule, pronounced "you all", or jol is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day and the longest night of the year. Yule, in Old Norse means, Wheel. As the Wheel of the Year is significant in pagan...
Holidays >> Yule
- Story of the Celts: The Ancient Celts
- The Ancient Celts [ 8 ] What is surprising to most modern readers is just how widespread across Europe the Celts once were. The Celts have been called the "Fathers of Europe," that is north of the Greco-Roman Mediterranean. Long before the Germanic...
History & Anthropology >> Celtic & Irish
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- Swedish Colonial News
- Among the passengers arriving at Fort Christina on the.
- working copy (new_final)
- on 17th century clothing! PLACES TO SEE! 13 Fort Christina Park/Milles Monument.
- BIG CITY ATTRACTIONS
- the Christina River at what is now called “The Rocks,” and settlers built. Fort Christina. When the Dutch took over in 1655, the fort became Fort Athena.
- Delaware Swedish Colonial Society T H E D E L A W A R E S W E D
- Carl Milles Monument at Fort Christina. Delaware. Swedish.
- Copyright Delaware Swedish Colonial Society Used by NC-CHAP
- now in Fort Christina State Park, Wilmington,. Delaware; and to collect, .. The ships arrived at "The Rocks" (site of Fort Christina.
Suggested News Resources
- Two missing after walking in hurricane
- Wilmington Police Master Cpl. Vincent DiSabatino, while blocking entry to a flooded roadway north of Fort Christina State Park, had no concerns that officials had been too cautious. "I think we got lucky a little bit.
Suggested Web Resources
- Fort Christina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
- Fort Christina (later renamed Fort Altena) was the first Swedish settlement in North America and the principal settlement of the New Sweden colony.
- Delaware River Section - Fort Christina
- Fort Christina.
- Delaware Parks - Camping, Beach Camping, Hiking, Sports, & Golf
- Experience the fun things to do outdoors in Delaware! Explore hiking, camping, parks, recreation areas and more from the official website, Visit Delaware.
- Maud Dickson - FORT CHRISTINA
- Fort Christina Park: Svenskarna landsteg nära Wilmington år 1638 och efter mark förhandlingar med de bofasta Lenni Lenape indianerna byggde de ett fort.
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