Old Swedes FoundationOld Swedes Church • Wilimington, DE

Events

 

SpringFest 2017

April 2017

Experience the rich historical heritage of the 7th Street Peninsula and the Colonial-era cultures of the Lenni Lenape, Swedes, Finns, Dutch and English. An afternoon of fun and learning for the whole family, including archaeology and artifacts, audience-participation storytelling, tours of Delaware’s Tall Ship Kalmar Nyckel, a scavenger hunt and children’s crafts – Build A Boat and Make A Critter, acoustic music, Colonial period demonstrations of cooking and handcrafts, vendors and food trucks. Entrance and most activities free; several at a nominal charge. Locations include First State National Historical Park (Old Swedes Historic Site and Fort Christina); the Kalmar Nyckel and Copeland Maritime Center.

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