July 1, 2019
As time fades away, history has a tendency to fade along with it.
But for the many members of Bygdelagenes Fellesraad, a national council comprised of descendants of emigrants from Norway to North America, they are attempting to preserve and ...
March 1, 2019
Berger Jergenson’s dream was to own a big white house on a hill. In the 1880s, this young Norwegian caught the “fever” to move to America, land of opportunity, telling everyone that he would leave the homeland, buy a farm ...
July 1, 2018
Connecting the dots on a family’s immigration story
This is a story of connections that span an ocean.
In Norway there’s Simon Bjørklund and in America there’s his third cousin, Sara Torvik, an Underwood native now living in Maryland.