(Helica Irefaldighets Kyrka)In 1638 a colony from Sweden landed at the Rocks nearby. There they built Fort Christina, worshiped therin until 1667 and then built a log church at Cranehook on South side of Christiana River. In 1698, inspired by their pastor, Eric Bjork, they erected Holy Trinity Church. The tower was added in 1802. The Church of Sweden withdrew in 1791 and was thenceforth succeeded by the Protestant Episcopal Church.
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|Placed By||Historic Markers Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 6:44am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 453674 N 4398916|
|Decimal Degrees||39.73888333, -75.54065000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 44.333', W 75° 32.439'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 44' 19.98" N, 75° 32' 26.34" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 800-898 E 7th St, Wilmington DE 19801, US|
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