Tagged: Norwegian Emigrant Museum

New book about the Norwegian emigration to America

A new Norwegian book written by author Sverre Mørkhagen, called “Farewell, Norway Amerika 1825–1975”, claims that the actual number of emigrants leaving Norway for America was much higher than the estimated 800,000. On Tuesday Oct. 13, “Farvel Norge,”...

Handcart statue placed in Norway

Descendants of sculptor donate replica of art piece to museum  By Allen P. Gerritsen – www.ldschurchnews.com OTTESTAD, NORWAY – The “Handcart Pioneers” statue, familiar to most Latter-day Saints and to millions of visitors to Temple Square...