Diet of Porvoo 1809 - Orraeus house - Porvoo Finland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks
N 60° 23.799 E 025° 39.503
35V E 426068 N 6696339
Quick Description: Sign on the wall of former Orraeus house - one of the important locations of the Diet of Porvoo in 1809.
Location: Finland
Date Posted: 11/3/2010 9:35:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMA1Y3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 28

Long Description:
Sign says:
English -
"Diet of Porvoo 1809
Meeting rooms for peasants"
Swedish -
"Borgå Lantdag 1809
Bondeståndets Sessionsrum"
Finnish -
"Porvoon Valtiopäivät 1809
Talonpoikaissäädyn kokouspaikka."

The 31 representatives of the peasantry met in the Orraeus House on the Church Square and elected Senior Juror Petter Klockars from Uusikaarlepyy as their spokesman.
Group that erected the marker: City of Porvoo

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Kirkkotori
Porvoo, Finland
06100


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