Tagged: Kensington Runestone

In defense of the Kensington Runestone: waterways

Bob Voyles Bloomington, Minn. Could this Lake Superior petroglyph discovered far inside America’s interior be depicting a medieval Norse sailing vessel? Could these be snake heads—of all things—at each end of the ship? It...

In defense of the Kensington Runestone: stoneholes

Bob Voyles Bloomington, Minn. This essay is my personal take on the “who, what, when, where, and why” of medieval Norse “stoneholes” in America. Back in the 14th century and probably even earlier, exploring...

Hjalmar Holand, runestone hero

Bob Voyles Bloomington, Minn. After hearing about the Kensington Runestone (KRS) several years ago, I went to the Runestone Museum in Alexandria to see the Norse stone document dated 1362. It wasn’t long before...