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Karl Oskar and Kristina monument

Lake blvd, Lindstrom, MN
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Beautiful representation of immigrant culture

If you are a fan of the books by Wilhelm Moberg, you must see this statue which represents... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
blnavarremary
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Navarre, Florida
Swedish Settlement of Lindstrom, MN

Lindstrom, Chisago City and Center City are all small towns surrounded by beautiful lakes where our... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2016
Sackontherun
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Center City, Minnesota
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good9%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
6 Sep 2016
“Beautiful representation of immigrant culture”
21 Apr 2016
“Swedish Settlement of Lindstrom, MN”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Lake blvd, Lindstrom, MN
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

If you are a fan of the books by Wilhelm Moberg, you must see this statue which represents beautifully the conflict of leaving home vs. immigrating for a better life.

Thank blnavarremary
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Lindstrom, Chisago City and Center City are all small towns surrounded by beautiful lakes where our Swedish Immigrants settled, lots of history in Center City Lutheran Church and surrounding areas, great short travel from twin cities with great dining and plenty of antique stores to...More

Thank Sackontherun
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Part of Lindstrom and Swedish history in the Lindstrom area. Very fun to go to. Beautiful and very well kept up

Thank Jody L
Reviewed 23 August 2015

Fictional Swedish characters are immortalized in this monument stemming from author Moberg's books on immigration to Minnesota. The sculptor shows Kristina looking back toward her homeland and Karl looking forward to their new life in Minnesota.

Thank MariaP1779DE
Reviewed 10 July 2015

This is a special place for all who got relatives who moved to the United States in the eighteen hundreds or in the early nineteen hundreds (or if you are living in the US but has a Swedish ancestry). The monument itself is not special...More

1  Thank Jazzteffe
Reviewed 14 June 2015

If visitors have not read the Moberg books about Swedish immigrants to America then this monument will lack the deep meaning. There is a so much in this simple yet profound monument to the early settlers depicted on Moberg's books -- Swedes desperate to find...More

1  Thank David P
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We live in a town built by Danish immigrants and I would love to have a monument for those immigrants similar to this one. I'm no critic of artistic works, but it is something I find enjoyable whenever I drive by - which I do...More

Thank OutofLuck
Reviewed 31 May 2014

It's a metal statue in a very small area outside the local paper. It's interesting if you are interested in the fictional story of Karl Oskar. It is usually something the kids point out every time we drive by it. So go see it if...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2016
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Reviewed 7 December 2015
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