Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Episcopal Church

606 Church St.
Wilmington, DE 19801- Map It
(302) 652-5629

AAA Editor Notes

Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Episcopal Church, 606 Church St., was built in 1698-99 and is said to be the oldest church in the United States standing as originally built and still in use as a house of worship. It was erected by descendants of the Swedish colonists who crossed the Atlantic aboard the Kalmar Nyckel in 1638. Time: Allow 30 minutes minimum.
$5 (includes the Hendrickson House); $2 (ages 6-12). Reservations are recommended.
Hours: Guided tours are given Wed.-Sat. 10-4, Apr.-Dec.; Wed.-Fri. 1-4, Sat. 10-4, in Mar.; by appointment rest of year. Closed Jan.1, July 4, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.