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Swedesboro in Gloucester County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Trinity Church

 
 
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By Don Morfe, November 27, 2014
1. Trinity Church Marker
Inscription. As early as 1638, Swedes settled, farmed along the Raccoon Creek. In 1703, Trinity Church was founded along Kings Highway as the first Swedish Church in New Jersey and the third Swedish Church in America. The original Swedish log cabin church was replaced by the present building in 1784.
 
Location. 39° 44.982′ N, 75° 18.402′ W. Marker is in Swedesboro, New Jersey, in Gloucester County. Marker is on Kings Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Swedesboro NJ 08085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Trinity Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Swedish Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity "Old Swedes" Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Skirmish at Swedesboro (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stratton Hall (approx. mile away); Bodo Otto (approx. 4.4 miles away); C. A. Nothnagle Log House (approx. 5.2 miles away); “Death of the Fox” (approx. 6.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Swedesboro.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
Trinity Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, November 27, 2014
2. Trinity Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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