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The Magic of Lucia at Gammelgården Museum

This is a video blog of our tradition of Lucia Dagen at the museum. This is one of the festivals that attracts visitors to our valley from all over our state! It is held each December on the Sunday that falls closest to December 13, actual Swedish St Lucia Day.

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Kinnickinnic Church

Kinnickinnic Church

The little clapboard church in Kinnickinnic went up shortly after the Civil War when Ulysses S. Grant was president. Built for $2,000, it opened in December 1868 and was shared by the area’s Methodists and Congregationalists for services on alternate Sundays. The Methodist design included pews with a divider down the middle keeping men and […]

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