Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
“Gloria Dei” Church
National Historic Site
Erected 1950 by National Park Service.
Location. 39° 56.074′ N, 75° 8.613′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Touch for map. Marker is along the north facade of the church, with entrance off Christian Street between Columbus Boulevard and Interstate 95. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19147, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Gloria Dei Church (here, next to this marker); Catherine Hanson (here, next to this marker); Old Swedes' Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Avenue Immigration Station The Grand Battery (about 700 feet away); Shot Tower (about 800 feet away); Stephen Decatur (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . .
1. History of Old Swedes' Episcopal Church. (Submitted on August 20, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Gloria Dei (Old Swedes Church). National Parks Service Website (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.