A happy Spring and Blessed Easter to you all.
Isn’t it wonderful to see the sun shining bright and know Easter is around the corner? What a wonderful time of year for many reasons. Here, in the Philadelphia area, we see Spring is starting to arrive, though we still … Read More
As I look out my window, I see the leaves of the crocus and daffy-dills peeking through the snow that is still laying on the cold, cold ground. A first sign of Spring and how happy I am to see … Read More
Date: January 27, 2022 For Immediate Release: On behalf of the Sons of Norway Foundation Board of Governors, I want to thank our District 3 lodges and members for their financial support during the ‘We Are The Future’ … Read More
Farmers and framers: How a stave church took Long Island PUBLISHED OCTOBER 16, 2014 · UPDATED MARCH 2, 2021 Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. On Saturday, October 27, the Scandinavian East Coast Museum sponsored a trip to St. Mark’s church in Islip, Long Island. … Read More
As we all know, no country in the world is as dominant as Norway when it comes to Nordic Skiing. The reasons are numerous and some are even controversial. The history of Nordic Skiing goes back to almost prehistorc times … Read More
The new Museum of the Viking Age opens in 2026. Norway’s new global attraction: In 2026 a new Museum of the Viking Age will open on the Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo. It will be built as an extension of the present Viking Ship Museum. … Read More
Færder Lodge 3-109 In the 4th quarter issue of the TDT, lodge member Aksel Andresen, was featured in this same section of the TDT along with a brief explanation of the pictures. Here, in more detail, is more about Aksel … Read More
Nor– Bu Lodge 3-427 participated in a “Walk to End Alzheimer’s” in October. It’s lodges like Nor-Bu, Norrona, Gateway to Florida and others that are making a difference for the future. Under the leadership on District 3 President Kathy Dollymore … Read More
Dear Lodge Secretaries, Below is information for your 2022 work as secretaries. Make sure that you have completed the D-63 Officer Update Form even if your lodge did not have an election, that you order directories for your lodge, and … Read More
A member of my lodge, Tom Hyland, has provided me with a very interesting letter written from Staten Island. I originally published it in 3 parts for the Southern Star newsletter but ultimately I also wanted to share it with … Read More
In 1903, Oskar Rom purchased his neighbour’s farm located outside of Tønsberg, above the Oslofjord, in the Vestfold of Norway That August he began to excavate a mound on his new property and it wasn’t long before he realized he might … Read More
For a small lodge, are thankful to have dedicated members and volunteers who made year 2021 successful. See page 2 of the newsletter.
January is a great time to look back on 2021 and also look forward to 2022. This type of introspection gives us an idea of how far we’ve come and also reminds us of what is yet to be done. … Read More