Stockholm in Stockholm County, Södermanland Province, Sweden — Northern Europe (Scandinavia)
A Park and Gardens
[Rough English Translation:]
In 1838 the Swedish Garden Association constructed a park and gardens at Barnhuskällaretomten (literally = Orphans' Cellar Plot). At the entrance to Drottninggatan (the street here) two pavilions were built and between them an iron fence erected. The southern pavilion became a cafe, the north was used for balls, public dances and theatrical performances, etc. This type of activity continued until 1873, after which Artur Hazelius opened the "Scandinavian Ethnographic Collection", which was the predecessor of the Nordic Museum and Skansen. 1899 was the last year for the
Location. 59° 20.168′ N, 18° 3.541′ E. Marker is in Stockholm, Södermanland Province, in Stockholm County. Marker is on Drottninggattan just north of Olaf Palmen gata. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Drottninggattan 71, Stockholm, Södermanland Province, Sweden.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Första Cirkusföreställningen i Sverige / The First Circus in Sweden (here, next to this marker); Warodellska Huset / The Warodell House (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Carl Jonas Love Almquist (about 180 meters away); LO-Huset / LO Building (about 240 meters away); Konserthuset / The Concert Hall (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); August Blanche (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Centrumhuset / Center Building (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); August Strindberg (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockholm.
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