Old Swedes Church - Postcard

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Old Swedes Church - Postcard

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00579
Title: Old Swedes Church - Postcard
Additional Title: Philadelphia Old Swedes Church - Gloria Dei
Historic Street Address: 916 Swanson Street
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Located: Postcard Collection Under: Philadelphia - Churches - Old Swedes - 1950

[ON REVERSE] OLD SWEDES CHURCH - GLORIA DEI  Located Swanson Street, near Christian Street    The oldest church building in Philadelphia and one of the oldest in America. Completed and first used for services July 2, 1700. The church still holds services regularly. Some very old tombstones are found in the adjoining graveyard, the oldest legible one dating 1708. 

Copyrighted 1938 & Publ. by K. F. Lutz, 441 N. 32nd St., Phila., Pa. No.229

Creation Year: ca. 1938
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.143427
Geocode Latitude:39.934437

Creator Name: Lutz, K. F. (Karl F.), 1896- - Photographer