John Morton’s obelisk and gravesite restoration

Aleasa Hogate Education Director, New Sweden Centre, Marja Kaisla, President, FASDV, Kristina Antoniades, Board Member, Swedish Colonial Society, FASDV and ASHM

FASDV was one of the sponsors in the restoration project of John Morton’s obelisk and gravesite. John Morton was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence in Pennsylvania, who provided the swing vote that made it possible for the country to eventually vote for independence in 1776. His grandparents came to America from Rautalampi, Finland.