Bodsjö Church

Gällö, Sweden

First Christian building in Bodsjö was a small wooden chapel which still exits. It is dated to 1291 and called Boddas Chapel. The legend tells that it is named after Norwegian woman Bodda, who moved with her son to Bodsjö.

The current wooden church was built in 1796 by master Pål Persson 4km away from the chapel. It replaced the previous church and belfry which were demolished. The pulpit dates from the early 19th century. The altarpiece is painted by Godfrey Kallstenius.

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Flatnor 181, Gällö, Sweden
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Founded: 1796
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Enlightenment (Sweden)

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