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STORIES FROM HISTORY OF SOUTH KARELIA

A detail of an old lock.

Brother’s visit

Captain Johan von Nandelstadt was gifted extensive parcels of land in Joutseno by the King in 1650. He is believed to have established the Karsturanta…
A drawn picture, where a man is dropping coins to a small bag. Beside him there is a shovel and small holes in the ground.

Urposuo

The names of Urposuo and Urpolampi derive from the story of Urpo, a man famous for his wealth, who once lived in the area. Urpo…
Rural landscape.

The wolves came at midnight

Kuurmanpohja in Joutseno had permanent habitation as early as 10,700 years ago. Digs in recent years have provided evidence that the people settled on the…
A big rock in a forest.

The ring rock

This is the rock. The one that marks the boundary between the East and West. The rock that the Tsar of Russia and the King…

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Muutokset Suomeen saapuvan liikenteen määrissä viime viikolla olivat pieniä. Eniten liikenteen määrä laski Ruotsin maarajalla, jossa rajan ylittäjiä oli 18 800 (viikolla 5 luku oli 31 295)

Hallitus on todennut poikkeusolot. Alueellisesti odotamme aluehallintoviraston päätöksiä. Etelä-Karjalan tilannekuvaryhmä kokoontuu huomenna 2.3., jonka jälkeen tiedotamme lisää alueellisesta tilanteesta. #eteläkarjala #koronavirus

Have you noticed that there are interesting stories about the history of South Karelia in http://ekarjala.fi site? You can find them in https://www.ekarjala.fi/en/category/stories/.

The stories are a part of Tarinajoki book (River of Stories), made in Rural Explorer project.

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