Vikings in America roadsideamerica.com “..Alexandria’s claim to be “Birthplace of America”… … rests on their runestone. Big Ole, a 28-ft. tall fiberglass Viking statue, lets visitors know that Alexandria takes the claim seriously, as does a 25-foot-tall replica runestone on Hwy. 27, east of the the city. But the authentic item in the Kensington Runestone […]Read more "USA: Minnesota- Runestone in Kensington (Douglas County)"
History Family and Friends of Dakota Uprising Victims 1862 U.S. – Dakota War in Minnesota “..This memorial marker is located on 180th Avenue/County Road 40 in Kandiyohi County near Willmar. It depicts where settlers took refuge during the Indian attacks in the area. Thirteen settlers and an undetermined number of Dakota were killed in Kandiyohi […]Read more "Minnesota: Kandiyohi County-New London"