CBIS 3117049

Saint Staffan's Church/vicarage in Gruvberget

Church in Gruvberget where the renowned "finnforest-priest" Carl-David Othzén lived and worked


The church was inaugurated in 1927 by archbishop Nathan Söderblom. Architect Carl Bååth from Bollnäs made the draftsfor both church, vicarage and bell tower. The "finnforest-priest" Carl-David Othzén worked in Gruvberget från 1929 to his death in 1981. In the Othzén-room you can see the recreation of his study.
There is also en exhibiton about 8 of the villages in the Bollnäs finnforest with pictures from 1909 until the 50's and the 60's.

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