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Old Swedes Church
Format Postcard
Description 2 pages
Language English
City, State Wilmington, DE
Denomination Episcopal Church
Subject Fine Arts
Notes 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 and the brick for the aisles and the hinges for the stalls in the interior of the Church were imported from Sweden.
Collection James R. Tanis Collection of Church Postcards
Contributor Princeton Theological Seminary
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