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Chester in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Swedish Colonists

 
 
Swedish Colonists Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 1, 2009
1. Swedish Colonists Plaque
Inscription.
This Tablet
Commemorates
The
Swedish Colonists
Who Settled
This Area In
1641
Dedicated by
Princess Christina
June 12, 1965

 
Location. 39° 50.874′ N, 75° 21.595′ W. Marker is in Chester, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is on Ave. of the States, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is on the wall of the Colonial Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Chester PA 19013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonial Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Chester Fire Department (here, next to this marker); Viet Nam (here, next to this marker); Washington House (a few steps from this marker); Old Swedish Burial Ground (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Morton (about 500 feet away); Christofer Columbus (about 600 feet away); Green-Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chester.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 50 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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