A tour through time

    Early in the history of Wilmington, two-thirds of the city was owned by the Old Swedes Church.  Now when you visit the main grounds of the church you get a real sense of it’s early history just by reading the names on the tombstones.  See what we mean, in First Experience.

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    Old Swedes Church


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