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Leif Erickson bust now owned by the Sons of Norway Lodge, Ballard, Seattle, Washington | Made by August Werner.

America Discovered -Leif Erickson bust now owned by the Sons of Norway Lodge, Ballard, Seattle, Washington

Leif Erikson.

In Leif Eriksson sailed to North America & landed in a place he named Vinland (now Newfoundland, CA); The US holds Leif Eriksson Day on 9 October each year to celebrate the European to set foot on North American soil.

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Skulpturmonument over Harald Hårfagre -nasjonalromantisk samtidskunst

Leif Erikson (970 - 1020)

Leif Erikson Day honors a viking explorer known as Leif Erikson. He is believed to be the first recorded Nordic person to have visited North America. It is believed that he visited places such as Baffin Island and Labrador around 1000 CE.

NORWAY: The Viking and his Flag__  and WHO discovered these Lands first? Christopher WHO?  Ha! ;-D

another pinner says, NORWAY: The Viking and his Flag__ and WHO discovered these Lands first? Christopher WHO?

Gravestone depicting Viking marauders, outside the ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, attacked in AD 793. The men shown on this stone grave marker are Viking raiders. The Vikings look fierce and threatening.

Viking age / Gravestone depicting Viking marauders, outside the ruins of Lindisfarne Priory, attacked in AD The men shown on this stone grave marker are Viking raiders. The Vikings look fierce and threatening.

Statue of Leif Eriksson, Son of Erik the Red in Qassiarsuk, South Greenland

Statue of Leif Eriksson, Son of Erik the Red in Qassiarsuk, South Greenland, Polar Regions

Statue of Leif Eriksson, Son of Erik the Red in Qassiarsuk, South Greenland, I am related to him, so cool I wish my family history didn't burn in a house fire.

In Trondheim a statue of the Viking explorer Leif Erikson, son of Eric the Red, stands watch over the harbor.

In Trondheim a statue of the Viking explorer Leif Erikson, son of Eric the Red, stands watch over the harbor.

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