The ruins of the church of St. Michael - Pälkäne, Finland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member marcius
N 61° 20.817 E 024° 15.717
35V E 353558 N 6804504
Quick Description: The Excact construction year of the Church of St. Michael is unknown, but it is likely to have been completed just at the end of the 15th century.
Location: Finland
Date Posted: 10/21/2012 3:28:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMFHBK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
Views: 40

Long Description:

"In 1506, the church was provided with two wooden sculptures which nowadays are preserved at the National Museum. The church was never vaulted with bricks, but the ceiling was made of wood. On the western gable there can still be seen an interesting painted decoration. In the south-eastern corner of the church area, by the old road, there was a wooden belfary which was later torn down."
-www.rauniokirkko.net

"Church was robbed by the Russian troops during the Greater Wrath in 1714-1721. Church started to dilapidate during 1740s and it was finally abandoded when new church was completed in 1839. The roof collapsed in winter storm 3.12.1890."
-www.spottinghistory.com

Type: Ruin

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