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Digging Into the Past: The Norse Discovery of America

Lecture

Digging into the Past

The Norse Discovery of America”

 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 1pm.

Icelandic sagas describe the colonization of Greenland by Erik the Red and subsequent discovery of land further west by his son Leif Ericksson. He would name this land "Vinland the Good".

Join independent researcher Gregory M. Lott as he revisits the work done by Norwegian explorer Helge Ingstad and his archaeologist wife Anne Stine Ingstad. Their extensive efforts would prove that Europeans visited North America nearly 500 years prior to Columbus.

 

Free with Museum Admission

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