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Stories of Our Ancestors

From The Budstikken
The Budstikken contains wonderful stories about our heritage.  Become a member of the Valdres Samband and you will receive bi-annual issues that include many more interesting stories of our Valdres ancestors.
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bulletPassenger List of 'Olav Kyre' 1848 Is Submitted

bulletJonsoksdag Means Fires On the Mountain Tops

bulletStefan Olsen Kubakke Helle, The Valdres Cleng Person

bullet"Statsraad Vogt" in 1848 Carried Many Valdreser to America

bulletEarly Wang Settlers Celebrated in Style

bulletValdres Sjurgurd Strand - America's Oldest Hardanger Fiddler?

bulletTrond Eltun Hoped to Fiddle Way Out of Debt in America

bulletDispatches from the Front - Civil War Series

 

bulletScenes from the Emigrant Experience

 

bulletVoices from the Viking Age

bulletFane - The Valdres Samband Banner and Its Origin

bulletSocial Status in Norway in the 1800's

bulletThe First Emigrants from Søndre Aurdal, Valders, and other places

bulletNeste Pioneer Log House Dedication

 

 

 


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