Lindsborg prepares for 150th anniversary

“Little Sweden” won’t turn 150 until 2019, but preparations are already underway for the birthday bash.

For Linzi Garcia, the sesquicentennial is also a way to get to know a community that is new to her. The Lindsborg Sesquicentennial Committee approached the Bethany College junior for assistance in writing a series of historical articles to highlight famous people and events of Lindsborg’s history.

“I have gotten involved in a plethora of community service activities in my time here, and during that, I realized how special the Lindsborg community is,” said Garcia who calls Colorado home. “Being a part of this team means I get to root myself deeper into the Lindsborg community and explore just how special of a home it is.”

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