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

Lindsborg Municipal Swimming Pool

Lindsborg Municipal Swimming Pool offers Thor's Revenge (a 153' long water slide), 5 and 10 meter diving boards, 6 lap lanes, a kiddie pool with zero depth entry, water spouts, sand volleyball courts, and a bath house. Hours Monday, Wednesday & Friday 1:00 p.m. to 7:00

Lindsborg, KS Swimming

Höglund Dugout

Arriving in the fall of 1868, Gustaf Hoglund proceeded to dig a dugout to serve as some protection. The dugout served as the family home until 1874. The Smoky Valley Historical Association maintains the Hoglund Dugout, now a historical site marking an example of an early Scandinavian home.

Lindsborg, KS Historic Sites

Anton Pearson Woodcarving Studio

The Pearson Woodcarving Studio, located is the oldest artist's studio in Lindsborg, preserves the memory of early pioneers. Son in law, Norman Malm, a prolific artist, continues the woodcarving tradition. A large collection of his pen and ink drawings and satire cartoons are shown as well. Norman'

Lindsborg, KS Art Galleries

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

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