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Charlottenborgs slott

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År 1651 fick översten vid Östgöta ryttare, greve Ludvig Wierich Lewenhaupt, 17 östgötagårdar som förläning. Han bildade ett säteri av tre av gårdarna Kråksten och Torpa. Säteriet fick namnet Charlottenborg efter Lewenhaupts hustru Charlotte. Huvudbyggnaden uppfördes omkring 1660, men dagens utseende är resultat av senare ombyggnad, bl. a. på 1800-talet. Under reduktionen i slutet av 1600-talet blev de flesta förläningar som bildade Charlottenborgs säteri indragna till Kronan. Genom byten lyckades Ludwig Lewenhaupts arvingar behålla slottet och några av de närmaste gårdarna. Charlottenborg har senare ägts av olika släkter och såldes 1959 till Motala kommun. Sedan 1984 finns här Motala Museums samlingar. Här finns också ett äkta slottsspöke! För mer information, besök:Motala museum

1651 Colonel Earl Ludvig Wierich Lewenhaupt received 17 estates as fees from the state. He united three of them and gave the name Charlottenborg thus remembering his wife Charlotte. The principal building was erected around 1660 but today's estate is the result of later reconstructions, one also done during the 19th century. During the suppression in the late 17th century most of the fees which formed Charlottenborg´s estate were drawn in by the Swedish crown. Ludwig Lewenhaupt´s heirs managed through trading to keep the castle and some of the closest mansions. Charlottenborg has since been in the possession of various families and it was sold to the Motala municipality in 1959. Since 1984 Motala Museum's collections are located here and here we also find a genuine castle ghost! For more information, visit:Motala museum

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