Handöl Chapel

Duved, Sweden

Handöl Sami Chapel was built for the Sami people who lived in the mountains near the Norwegian border. It was inaugurated in 1804. The pulpit is dated to 1649 and was originally situated in Frösö Church. The post-medieval altar has also been brought from Frösö.

There are also two medieval sculptures and a also a memorial stone with inscript Anno 1719, 20th January 600 men were buried here. This is related to the so-called Carolean Death March during the Great Northern War.

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Handöl 501, Duved, Sweden
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Founded: 1804
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Sweden)

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