Åtvidaberg Old Church

Åtvidaberg, Sweden

Åtvids old church was built around 1500 and was one of Östergötland County’s largest at the time. In the late 1800s, Åtvidaberg was in need of a larger church. The old church fell into ruins and served as an open-air church for about 70 years. In the 1950s, Elof Ericsson, the director at the time, donated a large sum of money so the church could be rebuilt. The rededication took place in 1957. Now the old church is the one most frequently used in Åtvidaberg.

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Founded: ca. 1500
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Kalmar Union (Sweden)

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www.atvidaberg.se

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