Chester in Delaware County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Swedish Burial Ground
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1702.
Location. 39° 50.822′ N, 75° 21.5′ W. Marker is in Chester, Pennsylvania, in Delaware County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and Ave. of the States, on the right when traveling north on 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester PA 19013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Morton (here, next to this marker); Christofer Columbus (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Downtown Chester (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington House (about Chester Fire Department (about 500 feet away); Swedish Colonists (about 500 feet away); Colonial Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Viet Nam (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Also see . . .
1. Biography of John Morton. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
2. Entry for Morton at Find a Grave. (Submitted on April 2, 2009, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,501 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.