Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Landing of the Swedes
Erected 2013 by Delaware Public Archives. (Marker Number NCC-197.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Delaware Public Archives series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1638.
Location. 39° 44.199′ N, 75° 32.332′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from East 7th Street just east of Swedes Landing Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1110 E 7th St, Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kalmar Nyckel Monument (a few steps from this marker); The Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Monument (about 400 feet away); The Park (about 500 feet away); Fort Christina Monument (about 500 feet away); Fort Christina (about 600 feet away); Old Swedes' Church (about 600 feet away); Fort Christina National Historic Landmark (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.