Where did most Czech immigrants settle?
Chicago, tied to the West by rail and more readily accessible to the immigrants, became the most populous Czech settlement. By 1870, other cities with Czech concentrations included St. Louis, Cleveland, New York, and Milwaukee.
Where did Czech immigrants settle in Texas?
Many of these families settled around Fayetteville, often referred to as the “cradle of Czech immigration” in Texas. The first Catholic church to serve Czechs was built in 1855 just south of Fayetteville at Ross Prairie.
Where did the Swedish settle in Texas?
Swedish settlement was rural at first but near urban centers. Later settlement patterns were urban. Svenska kullen, or “Swedish hill,” in downtown Austin was home to almost 50 Swedish families. Settlers located in and near Austin, Dallas, Ft.