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Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site



Created: 2017/09/11 04:46 PM         Last Updated: 2017/12/11 04:46 PM


Attraction Details Attraction Name:Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site

Attraction Type: Historical Site

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Before William Penn, the Swedes were here, building log homes and a brick church, GLORIA DEI. Imagine the transformation - town becomes city - 13 colonies become a nation – Swedish Lutheran church becomes Episcopalian. Re-discover Patriots and ordinary citizens buried in the cemetery. Enter Pennsylvania’s oldest church and feel 300 years of history welcoming you.




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Phone Number:(215) 389 1513

E-Mail:ann_dadura@nps.gov

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143 S. Third Street Philadelphia PA USA

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Latitude:39.9480134

Longitude:-75.1461357

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GPS Address

The GPS address for Gloria Dei is 916 S. Swanson Street.

Plane
Philadelphia International Airport, eight miles from Center City, is served by all major domestic carriers as well as a gateway for flights from Europe, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. The SEPTA Airport Line connects the airport with Center City.

By Train: Philadelphia is served by Amtrak which operates rail service along the Northeast Corridor (Boston to Washington, Atlantic City, NJ to Harrisburg, PA). Inter city service is provided to many points south and west.

By Bus: Inter city bus service is excellent, with daily arrivals from all parts of the country. The Greyhound Bus Terminal is located at 10th & Filbert Streets, within walking distance of the park.

Car

From northbound I-95 Exit at the Columbus Boulevard/Washington Avenue exit (#16). Turn left onto Christopher Columbus Boulevard. At the second traffic light, Christian Street, turn left. Church parking lot is on the left.

From south bound I-95 Exit at the Penn's Landing (exit 16, left hand off ramp). Turn right onto Christopher Columbus Boulevard. At the first light (Christian Street) turn right. Church parking lot is one the left.

Public Transportation
SEPTA Bus Routes #25, #47 and #57 stop within 10 blocks or closer of Gloria Dei.






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