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Red siege and white bullets - what happened at the Nylands Nation house in the spring of 1918?

Nylands nation (Kasarmikatu 40), Monday, November 19, 2018 at 6 pm

At 6:30 pm on January 28, 1918, around fifty members of the Red Guard forced their way into the Nylands Nation house at Kasarmikatu and then took over the building. This marked the beginning of a siege that lasted nearly thirteen weeks until German soldiers put an end to it on April 13, 1918.

Welcome to a guided tour of Nylands nation on November 19, hosted by the nation’s curator, MA Anna Öhman. The theme of the tour is the red siege of 1918.

The tour starts in front of Nylands nation at Kasarmikatu 40 at 6 pm.


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