Monument Kollaan kivetKollaan kivet

The monument “Kollaan kivet” (“Stones of Kollaa”) has been erected in honour of the soldiers who lost their lives in the battle of Kollaa during the Winter War 1939-1940. The monument was designed by pastor, MP Antti J. Rantamaa, director of the board of the Kollaa fighters’ tradition committee. The stones of the monument with the engravings home – religion – fatherland have been transported to Tallisaari island in the beginning of October 1958; one stone from Joroinen, one from Kerimäki and one from Rantasalmi. The construction work of the monument began 6.10.1958 according to the plan by city architect Ilmo Suominen.