Enter Pennsylvania’s oldest church

Before Pennsylvania there was New Sweden. Discover this last historic link to a forgotten past. Visit the church's pastoral surroundings and its burial ground of patriots and ordinary citizens alike.

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Gloria Dei Designation

Gloria Dei Designation

Gloria Dei Church was designated as a National Historical Site in 1942, six years before Independence Hall.

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Video History

Watch a video

Watch a video of the history of Gloria Dei/Old Swedes Church

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open year round

Gloria Dei Church

Walk the grounds of Gloria Dei Churchyard

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