Klocka

From the littlest watches to the biggest clocks in town —like the Mora Klocka —all will have to fall back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 as Daylight Saving Time ends. 

The City of Mora recently repaired the Mora Klocka in September to help the piece keep time. Its main drive motor was replaced; city staff just has to adjust a switch to change the time as Daylight Saving Time ends. 

A brief Klocka history

The Mora Klocka stands 20-feet tall with a 48-inch clock face on Union Street, Mora. It is painted in a decorative style called kurbitsmålning or rosemålning which is a traditional folk art that was popular in rural areas of Norway and Sweden. 

The Mora Klocka was built in 1994 by the Dala Heritage Society and dedicated by the city in 1995 as a symbol of Mora’s sister city, Mora, Sweden.

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