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Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Swedes Landing Trail

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 7, 2013
1. Swedes Landing Trail Marker
Inscription. The Swedes Landing Trail, which highlights “Wilmington’s Waterfront Heritage” theme reflects the maritime heritage of the first permanent Swedish settlement in the United States. The one mule trail includes land along the northern bank of the Christina River and continues along Church and 7th Streets.

The Swedes Landing Trail:
1. Fort Christina at the Rocks.
2. St. Stanislaus Kostka.
3. Old Swedes Church.
4. Christina Cultural Arts Center.
5. Swedes Tercentenary Monument.
7. Jackson and Sharp.
8. Former Wilson Line Shipyard.
9. Christina Park.
10. Amtrak Rail Viaduct.
11. Kalmar Nyckel Museum.
12. Kalmar Nyckel Shipyard.

City Historic Districts
A. Old Swedes
B. St. Mary’s
C. Eastside
 
Location. 39° 44.082′ N, 75° 32.616′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on North Church Street. Click for map. Marker is in Christina Park. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mother Union American Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Swedes' Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Major Peter Jaquett
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By Don Morfe, April 7, 2013
2. Swedes Landing Trail Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary's Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Holy Trinity Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Scott AME Zion Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Christina National Historic Landmark (approx. 0.4 miles away); Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Categories. Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles
 
Swedes Landing Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2013
3. Swedes Landing Trail Marker
Swedes Landing Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2013
4. Swedes Landing Trail Marker
Swedes Landing Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 7, 2013
5. Swedes Landing Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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