Krusagården

Krusagården

If things had been different …

… Krusagården could have been demolished and turned into a department store! There were plans for this after World War II.

This was an important trading place in the 1770s thanks to its location by the town’s northern customs point. The homestead has also housed a distillery, tavern, shop and tannery.

The association Krusagården is now in charge of activities and Eksjö Tourist Agency has occupied a strategic place on the ground floor for some years now.

An oak planted by Gustav VI Adolf in 1954 is in the courtyard.

Fornminnesgården

For centuries the town’s coppersmiths were housed here. In the 17th century it was known as Nils Bijtare’s homestead; by the 1910s as Coppersmith Yard. Around ten years later, the property was taken over by Eksjö’s museum and folklore society and has b …

Krusagården

If things had been different … … Krusagården could have been demolished and turned into a department store! There were plans for this after World War II. This was an important trading place in the 1770s thanks to its location by the town’s northern …

Aschanska gården

Aschanska is of the town’s oldest estates. It consists of two lots; the south lot, Pukegården, is known from tax rolls from 1550. The Aschan family took over the present property in the 1830s and three generations lived here until 1984. They were part …

30 maj, 2014
Bild: Visar interiör på Vaxblekaregården. Foto: Lars Thunbjörk

Eksjö, Hjo, Nora. Three small, wooden towns in Sweden that create a distinctive image for themselves with the most Swedish things we have – beautiful wooden buildings erected by skilled craftsmen from the 18th century onwards; buildings beautifully pai …