Gammelgarden Museum
Swedish classes will be held at the Gammelgården Museum in Scandia for six weeks beginning April 13 and running through May 18. The classes will be taught by native Swedish speaker Signe Fluegel. Classes will have strong focus on grammar and reading comprehension, conversation skills, and will also...Read More
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  On Wednesday, July 30, Gammelgården Museum intern Reece Almendinger left Scandia to begin a three-day, 47-mile walk from the museum grounds in Scandia to Braham, Minnesota. The walk was intended to show people that if an immigrant in the 1860s needed to get somewhere, he probably walked. P...Read More
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  From Scandia to Braham, a 47-mile walk On Wednesday, July 30, Gammelgården Museum intern Reece Almendinger began a three-day, 47-mile walk from the museum grounds in Scandia to Braham, Minnesota. The walk is intended to show people that if an immigrant in the 1860s needed to get somewhere i...Read More
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If you don’t have Scandinavian relatives, chances are slim that you’ve ever seen one. The odds increase slightly if you’re from Kansas. The folk art object called ljuskrona (say “use-kroona”) is a Swedish candle holder wrapped with cut paper. It is usually placed on the dinner table for th...Read More
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Gammelgården Museum’s annual fiddle gathering, Spelmanstämma, will be Saturday, Aug. 17. Guests are invited to bring their fiddles to play along with musicians from the American Swedish Institute and Nykelharp Lag of the Twin Cities. Art and craft vendor booths open at 10 a.m. Children’s activ...Read More
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