Architecture In The Viking Age: Urban Planning, Emporia, And Strongholds By Victor Roua Much of Viking Age architecture that was initially rooted in central and southern Scandinavia and then subsequently applied in the Norsemen’s North Atlantic colonies can be traced back to … Read More
The Pennsylvania Dutch Country – the home of Bondelandet Lodge 3-612 Pennsylvania Dutch Country, sometimes called the Distelfink Country, is an area of Southeastern and South Central Pennsylvania that by the American Revolution had a high percentage of Pennsylvania Dutch inhabitants. Religiously, there was a large portion of Lutherans. There were … Read More
The Fjord horse or Norwegian Fjord Horse (Norwegian: fjordhest) is a relatively small but very strong horse breed from the mountainous regions of western Norway. It is an agile breed of light draught horse build. All Fjord horses are “dun” in color (see the definition of “dun gene”), with … Read More
Norway’s own link to Lady Liberty Many Norwegians are still claiming their own link to the legendary monument in New York’s harbour. Not only have hundreds of thousands of Norwegian immigrants sailed by the statue, and been part of the … Read More
The Trustees of the Third District Lodge Charitable Trust wants to thank the members and District Lodges for responding in a very generous way to the Charitable Trust month of April. The generosity of all of you has resulted in … Read More
The Story of Norwegian Rosemaling Rosemaling is the decorative folk painting of Norway and its history began in the low-land areas of Eastern Norway about 1750 inspired by upper-class artistic styles when Baroque, Regency and Rococo were introduced to Norway’s … Read More
(You may have been sent to this page inadvertently. Follow this link to read about the Vikings in Ireland!) Dear Lodge Secretaries, Hilsen! There really is not much new news for you at this time, but there are a few … Read More
Washington Lodge 3-428 Washington Lodge has been holding, on average, 3 meetings a month by Zoom – each month we have a regular lodge meeting with a speaker, and also the Norwegian History Roundtable (NHR) and Genealogy Interest group meet … Read More
Correction from Sharon Rohrback, Bla Fjell lodge editor. I misspelled one of the Co-Cultural Director’s first name. It should be Lucy Hochstein, not “Luch” Hochstein. Bla Fjell Lodge 3-646 has taken the month of August off. But the … Read More
The Zone 7 Report The Quarterly Newsletter of Zone 7, District 3, Sons of Norway July – September 2021 Editor: Bill Browning
Enjoy this newsletter. Our next official meeting will be September. We have our member picnic in August at a member’s home, and the month of August off.
Helpful and valuable tips for any and all of us! In the 3rd District of Sons of Norway, many of our members are senior citizens. Typically, we all know someone who is living with a degree of dementia. Often, … Read More
We had a lot of fun at the annual Roanoke Local Colors Festival on May 15. Pictures are in the document. Unfortunately, there were two deaths. Wally Post, our founder; and current member Robert Rohrback.
Fundraising is of course, an important part of helping with and finding a cure for Alzheimer’s. But we do not necessarily have to fundraise to be of help. There is another way. Dementia Friendly America is a national network of … Read More
On May 15, we will be participating at Roanoke’s annual Local Colors event with a Sons of Norway booth. We will be greeting those who come buy offering them an opportunity to join Son of Norway. We will be selling … Read More
May is a pretty month here in the Northeast. It is also a busy month. There are dates in this month that we can celebrate. It’s time to fly the flags. May 8th Norwegian Liberation Day (known in Norwegian as … Read More