Lodge Kronan No. 179
Vasa Order of America


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About Lodge Kronan No. 179

Kronan No. 179 was founded on September 6, 1910 in Chicago, IL as a local lodge under the Vasa Order of America, a Fraternal Society originally established for the benefit of Swedish immigrants, currently dedicated to preserving and sharing our Swedish and Nordic culture and heritage.

Regular meetings for Kronan No. 179 are held the 4th Sunday of select months at Svithiod Hall beginning at 1pm.

Membership is open to men and women over 14 years of age who are committed to the promotion and advancement of Swedish and Nordic heritage and culture.

Contact Us

If you are interested in joining or have further questions about Kronan No. 179 please contact:

Chairman: John Nygard (847)677-5181.

If you are a member and would like to submit pictures for our gallery, or information to be put on the site please contact:

Webmaster / Historian / Reporter: Kim Bojarski

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