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Diaries of early preachers reveal frontier life in the 1850s

A number of preachers from Norway (and other Scandinavian countries) were among the first settlers in the Norwegian Ridge area. They were making rounds to settlers before congregations were officially organized and a pastor was funded and “called” from Norway … Continue reading

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Printed History Books

These are some of the most worthwhile printed books on the subject of the Norwegian Ridge area. History & Analysis The Promise of America Norwegians on the Prairie: Ethnicity and the Development of the Country Town Norway To America: A … Continue reading

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