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.

Gloria Dei Burial Ground in the springtime, brick church with wooden steeple in the background.

Visit Gloria Dei Church

Stroll the grounds and explore the simple interior of this colonial church. It's only a short car or bus ride from Independence Hall.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

c/o Independence National Historical Park
143 S. Third Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106


(215) 389-1513
Use this number to contact the rector of the church for information and visiting hours.

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