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At this time, we can find no document authorizing the creation of this organization. We only know that it was responsible for planning the commemoration of the 325th anniversary (1638-1963) of the first permanent settlement in the State of Delaware.

We do know that Governor Elbert N. Carvel issued, on March 18, 1968,1 a proclamation that established March 29, 1963 as Delaware Swedish Colonial Day in Delaware to commemorate that anniversary.

1 54 D.L., ch. 449.

clm/jrf; December 22, 1988; February 9, 1989