History

1700
Lindholmen

Lindholmen

Lindholmen is starting to become a popular excursion destination for Stockholmers. The island’s name is said to have been inspired by Lindholmen’s farm in Uppsala, where Gustav Vasa is said..Read More

1776
The Augusti Brothers

The Augusti Brothers

The Augusti Brothers, a religious society (1776–1810) which i.a. supports King Gustav III’s coup d’etat. And whose most famous member is Bellman, disposes of the island and renames it Vasaholmen.

1825
The steamboat

The steamboat

The introduction of the steamboat in the 1820s revolutionized Stockholmers’ way of transporting themselves. Suddenly, the inhabitants could easily visit the surroundings. Around 1825, there were five steamboats in regular..Read More

1836–1912
Leased by the Svea Order

Leased by the Svea Order

Svea Orden leases the island where, among other things, they celebrate their summer holidays. They rename the island to Sveaholmen. The Svea Order’s iron flag is still in place today.

1880
The island is bought by Johan Gustaf Linderoth

The island is bought by Johan Gustaf Linderoth

Watchmaker Johan Gustaf Linderoth buys Sveaholmen and the neighboring island of Rotholmen. He then renames the island after his old name Lindholmen.

1923
Nitro Nobel becomes new owner

Nitro Nobel becomes new owner

In 1923, Linderoth’s son tried to donate the island to the city of Stockholm, which declined the gift. Instead, Nitro Nobel, which has its corporate operations in nearby Vinterviken, will..Read More

1934
Stockholm’s fitness sports club

Stockholm’s fitness sports club

From 1934, the island was managed by Stockholm’s fitness sports club.

1974
The city of Stockholm takes over

The city of Stockholm takes over

The City of Stockholm acquired Vinterviken in 1973 and the islets are included.

2000
Managed by Fritidsgården Klubbensborg

Managed by Fritidsgården Klubbensborg

In 2000, Lindholmen is managed by the association Fritidsgården Klubbensborg. St: a Clara Church collaborates with Klubbensborg and conducts part of its diaconal work on the island, mainly the work..Read More

2022
Managed by Fritidsgården Klubbensborg

Managed by Fritidsgården Klubbensborg

In 2000, Lindholmen is managed by the association Fritidsgården Klubbensborg. St: a Clara Church collaborates with Klubbensborg and conducts part of its diaconal work on the island, mainly the work..Read More