Old Swedes Church

Old Swedes Church Wilmington Delaware


Stock #: 98622
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Wilmington
State: Delaware (DE)
County: New Castle
Publisher: Heitz Phototic Service
Size: 4.25" x 6" (11 x 15.25 cm)
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On March 29, 1638 the first Swedes landed in America at Wilmington. The old Swedes first church was built in 1698. The stone used in its construction was carried by the women of the colony. The bricks for the aisles and the hinges for the stalls in the interior where imported from Sweden.
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