The Frösö rune stone, Jämtland, Sweden

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Runestone (Jä 1) near Östersundet sound between Frösö island and Östersund. "The Frösö rune stone" is the northernmost runestone in Sweden. The inscription says: "Östman, Gudfast's son, had this stone raised and this bridge built and he let Christianize Jämtland. Åsbjörn built the bridge. Tryn and Sten carved these runes".
Watercoloured drawing by Lars Cedergren, from 1829.

Runsten (Jä 1) nära Östersundet mellan Frösön och Östersund. "Frösöstenen" är Sveriges nordligaste runsten. Ristningen säger: "Östman, Gudfasts son, lät resa denna sten och göra denna bro, och han lät kristna Jämtland. Åsbjörn gjorde bron. Tryn och Sten ristade dessa runor".
Akvarellerad teckning av Lars Cedergren, från 1829.

Collection: Older collection of images (mainly photographs) of rune stones and picture stones, Archives of the Swedish National Heritage Board

Parish (socken): Frösö
Province (landskap): Jämtland
Municipality (kommun): Östersund
County (län): Jämtland

Photograph by: Lars Kennerstedt
Date: 2016

Persistent URL: kmb.raa.se/cocoon/bild/show-image.html?id=16001000540795

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