Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Swedes’ Church
Erected 1932 by Historic Markers Commission. (Marker Number NC-8.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 39° 44.267′ N, 75° 32.417′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from Swedes Landing Road. Touch for map. Located within the grounds of the Old Swedes Church, next to the railroad tracks. Marker is half hidden amongst some trees. Based on its location, it appears to have been originally placed in that location so that people from the passing trains could view it. 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. Major Peter Jaquett (within shouting distance of this marker); Holy Trinity Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mother Union American Methodist Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); Fort Christina National Historic Landmark (about 600 feet away); Scott AME Zion Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary's Church Swedes Landing Trail (approx. ¼ mile away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
Also see . . . Old Swedes Foundation. The nation's oldest church building still standing as originally built. Includes a virtual tour, history and information about guided tours. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 22, 2011, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.