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In Trunks, Hands, and Hearts

December 9, 2023 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Trunk with rosemaling from Vesterheim collection

In Trunks, Hands, and Hearts: What Norwegian Immigrants Brought to the United States

Dec. 9, 2023 | 1:00 p.m. (CT)

Location: Online on Zoom

Join the Sons of Norway Tusenvann Lodge based in Isle, Minnesota, and Vesterheim Collection Manager Jennifer Kovarik to explore the immigrant experience through stories associated with artifacts in Vesterheim’s collection. Between 1825 and 1980, nearly one million Norwegians left for new lives in America. We’ll consider the reasons for leaving, what they brought, and where they settled.

Visitors wishing to attend the online meeting should email lodge member Ann Kern at kernkom@msn.com to RSVP. The program starts at 1:00 pm.

Questions? Contact Diane Wager, Vesterheim Vice President of Development, at dwagner@veste​​​rheim.org or 563-382-9681.

Vesterheim staff members can give presentations to cultural, community, and church groups on a variety of topics. Find more information about presentation options and how to schedule one for your group here.

Trunk with rosemaling from Vesterheim collection


December 9, 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM