The Oldest Church In Delaware Dates Back To The 1600s And You Need To See It

Did you know that Delaware is home to one of the most important churches in the world? It was one of the very first churches to be built in Delaware, and today, it’s one of the oldest still standing in the country. It’s located near The Rocks, where the Kalmar Nyckel landed in 1638! It’s part of First State National Historic Park and is so worth a visit.

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While Old Swedes is the oldest Church in Delaware, it’s not the only one worth visiting! If you’ve never seen The Little-Known Church Hiding In Delaware That Is An Absolute Work Of Art, you’ve got to get to the New Castle Green as soon as you can.