A Norwegian heritage site in Connecticut

On a private, wooded property stands a stunning replica of the Borgund Stave Church Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. Some of the most loved and treasured of Norway’s historical buildings are their stave churches. Of those, the best preserved with minimal changes over the years is the Borgund Stave Church located in Borgund, Lærdal, in the Sogn and Fjordane area of Western Norway. The church was built between 1180 and 1250 AD and its style is known as “triple-nave” stave church. On a cleared area within a private, wooden property in rural Connecticut, there is now a perfect, full-scale replica of this famous stavkirke! The owner of the Connecticut property is a successful businessman with som
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The Norwegian American

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