About the walk

G.G. Swell Museum is located in Laitkynsew, about 67 kms from the capital city of Shillong. George Gilbert Swell (5 August 1923 – 25 January 1999), born at Laitkynsew, was a college professor, an Indian politician, an ambassador to several countries, a former Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha and member from Shillong in MeghalayaTo honour George Gilbert Swell, his daughter, Lakyntiew Lyngdoh established a museum in 2016 which houses photographs, artefacts, and documentary films of his life and career. His contribution to the formation of the state of Meghalaya and breaking away from Assam was undeniable. And just like other leaders who fought for the freedom of the country, he too fought for the freedom of the state.

 

This guided tour is free.

Walk Time
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Walk Date
Meeting Time
10:45 am
A Visit to G.G. Swell Museum
Saturday
26 Jan

Walk Leader

Naphibahun Lyngdoh
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Duration

11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Meeting Time10:45 am

Meeting Point

Outside the Museum, Laitkynsew

MediumEnglish

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About the Walk

G.G. Swell Museum is located in Laitkynsew, about 67 kms from the capital city of Shillong. George Gilbert Swell (5 August 1923 – 25 January 1999), born at Laitkynsew, was a college professor, an Indian politician, an ambassador to several countries, a former Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha and member from Shillong in MeghalayaTo honour George Gilbert Swell, his daughter, Lakyntiew Lyngdoh established a museum in 2016 which houses photographs, artefacts, and documentary films of his life and career. His contribution to the formation of the state of Meghalaya and breaking away from Assam was undeniable. And just like other leaders who fought for the freedom of the country, he too fought for the freedom of the state.

 

This guided tour is free.

Please Note

  • Please wear comfortable shoes.
  • Parking facilities are available at the meeting point.
  • Photography is allowed.
  • Entry fees of Rs 50/- are to be borne by the participant.
  • Please carry drinking water.

Nearest Metro/Bus Station

Sohra Market, Sumo stand

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