Events

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, all Old Swedes events are subject to cancellation, postponement, or conversion to a virtual format.

Small Objects…
BIG STORIES
through September

A special exhibit at Old Swedes Historic Site reveals the fascinating stories behind objects found on the riverbanks of Delaware.
• Discover the world of Mudlarking*
• See historic treasures discovered
by Jeffrey Wildonger
• Hear the stories ‘found objects’ can tell
• Consider the historical, ethical, legal
issues treasure hunters face
• View video interviews with Jeff
and historical archaeologist Wade Catts
*’Mudlarks’ scavenge riverbanks for items of value; the term originated in 18th century London.


Old Swedes logo with Midsommar Festival text and Maypole added

SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2023
at OLD SWEDES HISTORIC SITE

Mudlarking.

The 1706 Colesburg bottle.

GHOSTS IN THE GRAVEYARD
Friday-Saturday Oct. 14-15, Oct. 21-22
Two hourly tours/night, 5:30 & 6:30 pm
Guided tours through the historic Old Swedes Cemetery… hear tales of ghostly goings-on, sensational lives and grim endings!
Complimentary hot apple cider & gingersnaps!
Tours are limited in size, don’t wait to buy your tickets @ $10 pp; $8.50 members.