CBIS 3117049

Saint Staffan's Church/vicarage in Gruvberget

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

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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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