Östergarn Church

Östergarn, Sweden

Östergarn church is a little 13th century church where the tower of was never built. It was burnt by the Swedes in 1565 during the Nordic Seven Years' War, whereat all medieval fittings were destroyed. It was also sacked by the Russians in 1715 and 1717. In a grave in the church yard lie the German seamen who fell on board the cruiser Albatross, when she was compelled by superior Russian forces to run ashore near the fishing village of Herrvik in Östergarn in 1915.

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560, Östergarn, Sweden
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Sweden
Historical period: Consolidation (Sweden)

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Petra Pettersson (3 years ago)
patrik Lyth lyth (4 years ago)
Tyskgraven o minneslunden som ett skepp
Carl Å. (4 years ago)
Jonas Karlsson (5 years ago)
Fin liten kyrka, och en av dom vackraste minneslunderna finns här. ☺
zombi 956 (5 years ago)
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