Old Swedes FoundationOld Swedes Church • Wilimington, DE

Events

 

Storytelling with Alfie Moss

Saturday, Feb. 27; 1-2 pm

All are welcome to this free event. Local storyteller/musician Alfie Moss will present an hour-long program at Old Swedes Historic Site, suitable - and fun - for all ages.

Children can dress up with colorful scarves, play handheld instruments and join in storybook theatre and call-and-response techniques with Alfie. Stories include "The Little Boy Who Cried Wolf," "The Yam Story," and "Juan Bobo."

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Leaving Their Mark

Sunday, Feb. 28; 3 pm

Historical Graffiti at Old Swedes Church - some of which dates back to the 1700s - revealed and explained by UD Doctoral student Michael Emmons.

Michael will present his research results and lead a walking tour of the graffiti found on the wooden church doors and even the stones of the building itself.

A reception will follow. Admission is $5 for Old Swedes members; $10 non-members.

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Old Swedes Winter Schedule

January-February-March 2016

Old Swedes Historic Site will be closed for walk-in tours during the months of January and February. Group and school tours are available by appointment: call 302-652-5629. We will reopen for walk-in tours Wednesday, March 2. March hours are: 1-4 pm Wed-Fri; 10-4 pm Sat.

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