Fort Christina

Fort Christina (HM2LM7)

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N 39° 44.28', W 75° 32.274'

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Fort Christina-This park commemorates New Sweden, the colony founded when Peter Minuit's expedition landed from the Swedish ships Kalmar Nyckel and Fogel Grip on the natural wharf of rocks at the riverside about March 29, 1638. Fort Christina, built here, became the first permanent European settlement in the Delaware Valley.
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HM NumberHM2LM7
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Placed ByDelaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs
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Date Added Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 453909 N 4398816
Decimal Degrees39.73800000, -75.53790000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.28', W 75° 32.274'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 16.8" N, 75° 32' 16.44" W
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