Gammelgården celebrates successful 2013 at member open house

Wyman Detzler received the Volunteer of the Year award at Gammelgården Museum’s Volunteer and Member Holiday Open House on Sunday, Jan. 5. Kris Lindberg and Carolyn Lein were given the Peggy Sandstrom Extra Mile award. Members ate Swedish delicacies and reviewed the year’s events, including the 2013 barn theme, celebrating the major role barns played in the lives of immigrant families. Next year’s theme will be immigrant use of metal. Ironwork has been important in Sweden since the time of the Vikings.

Gammelgarden members chatting after the presentation.

Gammelgarden members chatting after the presentation.

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