The memorial was erected by Silleruds homestead association ca 1940, in remembrance of Peter Fjällstedt (1802-1888). Remnants of the cottages' chimney is still to be seen. Fjällstedt was one of the pioneers of the Swedish Church Mission in foreign countries. He edited a bible with explanations.
He was also the founder of the seminary, Fjellstedska skolan, in Uppsala. Summertime open air services are held here.
523, 67295 Årjäng
Drive E18 towards Karlstad about 17 kilometers. At sign SILLEBOTTEN, turn right.
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