“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Swedesboro, New Jersey

Clickable Map of Gloucester County, New Jersey and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Gloucester County, NJ (55) Atlantic County, NJ (280) Camden County, NJ (187) Cumberland County, NJ (85) Salem County, NJ (116) New Castle County, DE (836) Delaware County, PA (283) Philadelphia County, PA (1739)  GloucesterCounty(55) Gloucester County (55)  AtlanticCounty(280) Atlantic County (280)  CamdenCounty(187) Camden County (187)  CumberlandCounty(85) Cumberland County (85)  SalemCounty(116) Salem County (116)  NewCastleCountyDelaware(836) New Castle County (836)  DelawareCountyPennsylvania(283) Delaware County (283)  PhiladelphiaCounty(1739) Philadelphia County (1739)
Woodbury is the county seat for Gloucester County
Swedesboro is in Gloucester County
      Gloucester County (55)  
      Atlantic County (280)  
      Camden County (187)  
      Cumberland County (85)  
      Salem County (116)  
      New Castle County, Delaware (836)  
      Delaware County, Pennsylvania (283)  
      Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania (1739)  
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1 New Jersey, Gloucester County, Swedesboro — First Swedish ChurchAmerican Revolution Bicentennial — 1776-1976 —
In the Bicentennial Year the Swedish-American Community commemorates the founding of the First Swedish Church in New Jersey in 1703 on this site, visited April 8, 1976 by his Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden.Map (db m79409) WM
2 New Jersey, Gloucester County, Swedesboro — Skirmish at Swedesboro
A Revolutionary War skirmish occurred near this site on April 4, 1778. About 300 Loyalist and British troops marched from Fort Billings (near present-day Paulsboro) to Swedesboro, hoping to capture local militiamen. Finding the Patriots gone, the . . . Map (db m79410) HM
3 New Jersey, Gloucester County, Swedesboro — Stratton Hall
Charles C. Stratton was born here, March 6, 1796. He was the first New Jersey governor elected by the people, 1845.Map (db m225878) HM
4 New Jersey, Gloucester County, Swedesboro — Trinity "Old Swedes" Church
To commemorate the 300th anniversary of Trinity "Old Swedes" Church and the visit of Her Royal Highness, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, April 4, 2003Map (db m79407) HM
5 New Jersey, Gloucester County, Swedesboro — Trinity Church
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 . . . Map (db m79406) HM
6 New Jersey, Gloucester County, Swedesboro — Trinity ChurchProtestant Episcopal Swedesboro N.J,
Founded by the Swedes before 1700. First Church built 1703. Present Church built 1784. Admitted to the Convention 1792.Map (db m79408) HM
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Jun. 23, 2024