Resources for researching locations and ancestors in Norway. The map displays old and new names of counties in Norway, which are called fylke. Our original spelling was "Lende" - would like to find some of my relatives from the Telemark area -
Borgund stave church located in Borgund, Norway is the best preserved of Norways 28 extant stave churches. This wooden church, probably built in the end of the century, has not changed structure or had a major reconstruction since the date it was built.
Queen Maud of Norway's Gala Dress by Morin-Blossier, Paris Machine and hand-sewn gullaméstoff covered w silk tulle embroidered w metallic thread. Artificial diamonds and pearls, metal sequins, and gold fabric. Made for Queen Maud of Norway
The Edmonton Ski Club, started by Sons of Norway in 1911 originally on the north side of the river at Victoria Park. Moved to the south side by Connors Hill in 1914. Visit this website for interesting history of Norwegian influence in early Edmonton.
History for Breakfast: Princess Maud of Wales (daughter of King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra) and Prince Carl of Denmark (later Queen Maud and King Haakon VII of Norway) during their 1896 engagement. Their grandchild: King Harald of Norway.
Ok history time again! Norway used to be part of Denmark, so they also sometimes speak Danish. They simplify it on instructions with just Danish instead of Norwegian too. Sweden is the reason they split up(see more posts), so that's what that was about.