Our 15th National Stidham* Family Reunion will be held in Wilmington, Delaware, June 9-12, 2022

Proposed Itinerary

Thursday, June 9

Informal meet-and-greet
This will take place in one of the reunion hotel’s hospitality suites in the evening.

Friday, June 10

Old Swedes Church

Fort Christina

Copeland Maritime Center at the Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard


Christina River Cruise on the Kalmar Nyckel

Saturday, June 11

Grand Opening of the Swedish Farmstead Museum
Members and friends of the Timen Stiddem Society have been extended a special invitation by the Swedish Colonial Society to attend the event and take part in the festivities.

Saturday evening banquet and guest speaker

This will be held in one of our reunion hotel’s conference rooms and feature a local historian with expertise in the New Sweden colony.

Sunday, June 12

Old Swedes Church Service
If you have the option of staying until Sunday noon before heading home, attending a morning Episcopal Church service and sitting in the pews our Stidham* ancestors once sat in is a blessed honor. Everyone is always welcome!


The brand new Hyatt Place Wilmington Riverfront will serve as our reunion hotel headquarters


Copeland Maritime Center at the Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard.

Our TSS Brick is embedded in the pavement out front!


Fort Christina Park and the Carl Miles New Sweden Monument


The Kalmar Nyckel ship at dock in Wilmington


Old Swedes Church and Graveyard

One of the New Sweden Farmstead Cabins at Governor Printz Park in Tinicum, Pennsylvania.