• The Berdahl Family- from Rags to Riches

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    Name: The Berdahl Family- from Rags to Riches
    Date: July 23, 2019
    Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Livsreise shares stories of individual and family immigration every day with our visitors. We are happy to share another story with you as told by Rasmus Sunde an author and expert in immigration from Sogn of Fjordane. This story is about a poor tenant farmer family from Sogn in the western part of Norway who became rich farmers, first in Minnesota and then in South Dakota. Rasmus Sunde is a Norwegian historian and author. He was born in Vik , the resident of Jølster and Balestrand. Sunde holds a PhD in migration history. He was associate professor at Høgskulen in Sogn og Fjordane , no. Høgskollen in Western Norway , from 1991 until he was retired in 2011. Sunde has written several books on migration history
    Location:
    Livsreise-Norwegian Heritage Center 277 W. Main St. Stoughton, WI 53589
    Date/Time Information:
    July 23rd, 2019 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    Contact Information:
    Marg Listug livsreise@norwegianheritagecenter.org 608-873-7567
    Fees/Admission:
    FREE Family Friendly Handicap Accessible
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