Gräsmark Church

Sunne, Sweden

The church of Gräsmark was built in 1738 and it replaced an earlier wooden church from 1661. It has a beautiful painted ceiling (Erik Jonaues) and Late Baroque style interior. The pulpit and altar were made by Isak Schullström in 1753.

References:
  • Marianne Mehling et al. Knaurs Kulturführer in Farbe. Schweden. München 1987.

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I made the comment 4 years ago about my relatives being buried in He church cemetery. My email has changed and since then, I found a dry kind lady wo grew up in Grasmark. I am deeply thankful to Alina Johanzson who made a trip to the cemetery, took a picture of the headstone and placed flowers on the grave! My Great Grandmother Kajsa Jansdotter married my grandfather Karl Hjalmar Olson. I learned my Grear Great Grandmother. Paulina Fogelin Olson was a licensed midwife. I live in America and it meant so much to me that Aina Johanzson showed such kindness to me!

My Grandmother grew up in Grasmark and attended this church. Her mother & grandmother are buried in the church cemetery. I have tried to find out how I can have flowers placed on their graves. I also would love a picture of their grave. My great, great, great grandmother was the first licensed midwife there.


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Kyrkogatan 2A, Sunne, Sweden
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Details

Founded: 1738
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: The Age of Liberty (Sweden)

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User Reviews

RayRay (7 months ago)
Beautiful lakes, hilly forest area for beautiful walks. If you are lucky you will spot a moose
Martin Martinsson (8 months ago)
In my opinion, one of Sweden's most beautiful places.
Kurt Elkjaer Hansen (kurre) (2 years ago)
Very beautiful place and such a nice church. I have had weddings in this church.
hazelnut (4 years ago)
Nice looking church
Lars Johansson (6 years ago)
Fin miljö. Bra plats för en paus.
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