A Short History of Kyrkbacken Harbour
1846 The 300-years anniversary of Tycho Brahe's landing
on the island is celebrated.
1861 The fishermen in the harbour start a school.
1880 Kyrkbacken Harbour AB (Ltd. Co.) is registered.
1889 Three fishermen who had been doing dredge-work on the harbour go on strike. The Harbour's board of directors consequently replies with a lifetime ban from work at the harbour for the three fishermen.
1902 A terrible storm, 2 days after Christmas Eve, causes severe damage to the harbour.
1905 Kyrkbacken Harbour AB applies for a state grant in order to improve the harbour's strength and capacity.
1907 The Harbour builds a tollhouse.
1942 A certain harbour basin for fishing boats is being built.
1960 A major renovation of the southern bridge is undertaken.
1996 Kyrkbacken Harbour celebrates its 150th anniversary. The famous Swedish actor Sven Wolter inaugurates the exhibition ”Kyrkbacken and its History”.