Colonial Day at Old Swedes Church

On May 2, 2015, Old Swedes Church brought back Colonial Day, an event that was highly popular in the 1930s and 40s. In this re-imagining, we celebrated our Swedish and American Colonial history.

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iLikePhilly featuring Gloria Dei Church

Steve Sitarksi from Independence National Park Services describes the history of Queen Village, beginning with Swedish immigrants who settled the area in 1677.

Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church is featured heavily in the video.

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