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SÄTERSTAMPEN

 

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Säterstampen

– travel back in time to the beginning of the 20th century

 

T historic week unveils the municipalities amazing culture and nature, revives our cultural heritage with song, dance, music and theater, artisan crafts as well as walking tours and exhibitions. We create meeting places that in good spirit communicates our common history.

 

Come, get enchanted by our charming city, where history can be uncovered on every street corner.

 

With historical imagination we travel 100 years back in time. Merchants from near and far gather at the lively marketplace Rådhustorget where artisan goods and traditional food is sold. There will be music as well as horses and carriages amongst the streets and alleys and within the courtyards. Go on a tour with Turis or listen to the organ-grinder Tommy Lundgren.

 

Säterstampen is the day when we open our beloved wooden town and many of the homeowners who live in the city center kindly open their courtyards, normally private and hidden gems of the city. Exhibitions, homely cafés, trade and entertainment is offered within the courtyards.

 

Dramatization of history within the cities courtyards. A hundred years ago, the city started to live up when trade, industry and communications were developed and the hospital – known as the white city – was built and became the largest workplace when it opened 1912.

 

The new ideas about a better society began to form – pro education, sobriety and equality.

 

In Europe, the Great War had erupted and created a sense of worry, the need for mobilization and the hoarding of supplies. It all takes place between the years 1903 and 1918.

 

Join us in our playful way of remembering and retelling our common history. Take a stroll along the streets of Säter and encounter a new side of this charming wooden town, feel the wing strokes of history whilst enjoying a toffee apple.