Early collection box from Gloria Dei (Old Swedes) church
early wooden collection box with sliding lid and handle several inches long with oval slot for contributions. Marked as one of originals. Box presented by James Stewart (elected 1833; died 1856). He was custodian until his death; wife continued his job and their daughter Martha was custodian during most of last quarter of 19th century. Family were active members of Gloria Dei Church.
fair in 2009