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A major exhibition to celebrate the history of Suomenlinna as a fortress of three nations

A major exhibition to celebrate the history of Suomenlinna as a fortress of three nations

A major exhibition demonstrating the history of Suomenlinna from the 18th century all the way to the 2020s will open at the National Archives of Finland and the Suomenlinna Centre on Wednesday 12 May. The exhibition celebrates the work the Ehrensvärd Society has done for Suomenlinna. The purpose of the Ehrensvärd Society is to inform the public and researchers of Suomenlinna and its history. In May, the Ehrensvärd Society will celebrate its 100th anniversary. The Viapori–Suomenlinna fortress has belonged to three nations: to Sweden from 1748 to 1808, to the Russian Empire from 1808 to 1918, and to Finland since...