Old Swedes FoundationOld Swedes Church • Wilimington, DE

Events

 

Revised Tour Hours Saturday

Saturday, June 23 1-2:30 pm

Old Swedes Historic Site is open for tours as usual on Saturday, June 23 beginning at 10 am. However, from 1 pm - 2:30 pm tours will not include the church, due to a wedding. Tours before and after that time period will include the church.

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Ghosts in the Graveyard

Saturdays, October 13 & 20, 2018

During the 19th Century, stories of graveyard hauntings were whispered in the parlors, taverns and shops of Wilmington with hushed excitement. Some of these tales have never been successfully refuted. Join us for Ghosts in the Graveyard and see if you can solve the mystery of the late night bell ringing at Old Swedes Church.

Reservations required. Hour-long tours begin on the half-hour.
Adults: $10, Students: $6. Not recommended for children under 12.
Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. A ticket is required for children age 6 and older.

Tickets will be available on this site prior to the 2018 Ghost Tours.

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Sankta Lucia Celebration

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Join us for a traditional celebration of the Feast Day of Sankta Lucia, a holiday that is still marked by light and music in Sweden today. The Delaware Swedish Colonial Society and Old Swedes Historic Site co-sponsor the annual December celebration of Sankta Lucia in the historic Old Swedes Church (1698-99).

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