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Norwegian-American Settlements and Telemark Pioneers


These are the stories of some of the pioneers who left Norway to make a home for themselves and their families in America, with a special emphasis on our Telemark ancestors.  If you have a story you'd like to share, please email!


Norwegian Pioneers
Kendall, New York Settlement Immigration to America during the Civil War
Fox River Settlement Telemark Settlers on Wisconsin's Indian Land
Muskego Settlement The Ghost of Greenfield Prairie
Jefferson Prairie Settlement Brigham Young Talks to Norwegian Oxen
Koshkonong Settlement  
The Norwegians of Chickasaw County, Iowa Sondre Norheim - Father of Modern Skiing
Highland Prairie Pioneers Snowshoe Thompson
Early Settlers in Waseca County Skiing Pioneers of Glenwood MN
The Norseland Settlement Luther College Pioneer Memorial
Telemarkings at Big Bend MN Christmas in Pioneer America
Telemark Settlers in Minnehaha County SD  
Norwegians in North Dakota  
On other Websites
Links to Vital Statistic Websites
Cedar Valley (Winona) MN Norwegian-American Hall of Fame
Buffalo River Settlement in Clay County MN More Great Norwegians
Birch Hills, Saskatchewan  

Civil War   Sioux Uprising of 1862
Call to Arms The Sioux Uprising
The Story of John Johnson Thoe War Comes to Norwegian Grove
Norwegian Regiment Belmont Massacre
Telers in the Norwegian Regiment The Guri Endresen Rossland Story
Death and Destruction in Georgia Norseland Project
Andersonville Prison  
On other Websites
"The Scandinavian Regiment"   U of MN - The Sioux Uprising
Fox River Regiment (36th Illinois) Dakota Conflict Trials
Civil War Soldiers & Sailor System  
Vesterheim's Civil War Database  
15th Wisconsin (by G. Estensen)   

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