The Hunger Cairns in Hägerrum

Address: Hägerrum 570 91 Kristdala Show map

Address: Hägerrum 570 91 Kristdala

The Hunger Cairns is located north of Kristdala on the road to Hägerum.

The Hunger Cairns is located north of Kristdala on the road to Hägerum. The cairns are squared and were put together by the unemployed who got bread or flour as compensation. During the 1860s, there were difficult times and the women put together the cairns while the men dug the ditches. More hunger cairns have existed outside Hägerum.

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