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Memorials of the old churchyard in Tyrnävä (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Riina Veijo. Heidi Lamminsivu. Sanna Lipkin. Aki Hakonen. Tiina M. Väre.

The old parish of Tyrnävä in coastal Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland, was in use from the 1640s until the 1890s. Two churches have been located on the site and the latest was burned down in arson in 1865. Several old grave memorials, mostly dating to the 19th century, are still present on the site. In 2017, a geophysical survey was performed on the site with ground-penetrating radar and magnetometer in an attempt to precisely locate the forgotten site of the burned church. During these studies,...