Where is Norwegian Ridge?Norwegian Ridge was an early name for the area around Spring Grove, Minnesota, where many Norwegian immigrants established their farms and families in America. Read more...
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This list of early settlers comes from an essential reference book on the area, Nybyggerhistorie fra Spring Grove og Omegn, Minnesota, by Ole S. Johnson. As far as I can tell, all persons named below are included in the book. … Continue reading
Essential reference: Nybyggerhistorie fra Spring Grove og Omegn (Settler History of Spring Grove and Region)
When his chores were done, farmer Ole S. Johnson, who lived just east of Spring Grove, traveled around the region in his horse and buggy and talked with those early settlers who were still around in the 1910s. Their generation … Continue reading