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Lindsborg, Kansas

Lindsborg, Kansas

"Little Sweden, U.S.A."

Swedish immigrants from the province of Varmland arrived in the Smoky Valley of Central Kansas in the spring of 1869 to establish the community of Lindsborg. These settlers were pioneers in cooperative farming who brought with them deep religious convictions, a thirst for learning and an appreciation of beauty.

The charming community of Lindsborg is located just minutes off the busy crossroads of Interstates 70 and 135.

The Lindsborg experience is a special blend of history and culture. Rich Swedish heritage is reflected in the character of the community.

Unique shops and restaurants, museums, art galleries and working studios, cultural and ethnic events, as well as great places to stay and lots of friendly people await you in Lindsborg. Valkommen.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Bethany Lutheran Church

The interior of this historic church is reminiscent of churches in rural Sweden with a hand-crafted altar and large oil paintings.

Lindsborg, KS Historic Churches

Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery

The gallery holds an extensive collection of fine art from the master. It is a tribute to the beloved Swedish art teacher at Bethany College, the late Birger Sandzen. Here one may find oil and watercolor paintings, prints and woodblocks and more by Sandzen, as well as objects from the gallery'

Lindsborg, KS Arts


Coronado Heights

Coronado Heights is a twenty-six acre virgin prairie park overlooking the Smoky Valley. The first buildings of Lindsborg were at the foot of this hill. Legend says it was also a lookout for Coronado's party on their 1541 journey into Kansas. This is one of the two highest lookout points in Kansas.

Lindsborg, KS Landmarks

Välkommen Trail

Välkommen Trail is a 2.5 mile all-weather bicycle and pedestrian trail. The trail was converted from the abandoned Missouri - Pacific and Union Pacific rail beds. Take time to read the historical signage emphasizing points of interest about Lindsborg'

Lindsborg, KS Trails

Things to do near Lindsborg, KS

Lyons/Hamblet Residence

This house was once the scene of much activity. It was the Lyons Boarding House before many hotels or restaurants were built....

Turner Residence

This home was built in the 1880s also. Up until recent years it housed Alma's funeral home, with the funeral director living ...