SWEDISHAMERICAN HERITAGE CENTER
The SwedishAmerican Heritage Center celebrates and commemorates our health system’s first 100 years of medical service to the northern Illinois community. Here, visitors experience SwedishAmerican's history through more than 85 fascinating interactive exhibits and artifacts connected to the organization’s history and culture.
Special exhibits spotlight a number of key topics, including:
|The School of Nursing
In addition, our new 200-page history book, It Began with a Dollar, is available for purchase at our hospital gift shops. It tells the story of SwedishAmerican’s first 100 years through stunning photos and intriguing stories.
Although the treatments and technologies have changed since we first opened our doors, our commitment has not. Today, we are just as devoted to the alleviation of sickness and suffering as we were at the time of our founding.