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The Last Kings of Norse America

By Robert G. Johnson & Janey Westin “Epic in scope, insightful, imaginative, venturesome, and provocative – if this groundbreaking book about the Norse in America before Colombus does not cause a paradigm shift in your thinking, you need to check your pulse.” – Herbert R. Cederberg, PH.D., Emeritus Professor of History, University of Wisconsin.

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The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings

The Penguin Historical Atlas of the Vikings By: John Hawood Viking marauders struck fear into the hearts of ninth-century European peasants, monks and nobles alike for two centuries, but the Vikings were more than seaborne terrorists. This atlas illustrates their influence extending from the Holy Land to Newfoundland, as explorers, settlers, craftsmen and hired mercenaries.

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Hnafatfl Viking Game

Hnefatafl Viking Game Made here at the Runestone Museum. Hnefatafl (pronounced “hen-fah-tofel”) is patterned after an ancient Viking game found in Norway. It is a board game very similar to our modern games of chess and checkers. Instructions are included.  

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“Snorri” Ship Mug

Click image to view larger These mugs display a beautiful water color image of our very own “Snorri Viking Ship” concurring the seas. A replica of the “Snorri” ship is featured in our Viking exploration exhibit. The Runestone Museum acquired the ship from the American Museum of Natural History in 2001. The back of the…

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Viking Ship Ornament

Limited edition Snorri Ornament! This disk-shaped ornament has a detailed water-color image of the Snorri ship on one side, with its vivid history on the other. A must have for your Christmas tree, or works great for gifts!

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Images of America – Alexandria (MN)

  Images of America – Alexandria (MN) By: Barbara Grover Beautiful Alexandria, Minnesota, in the heart of lake country, offers something for everyone. Home to internationally recognized businesses, a bustling downtown, a thriving tourism industry, and a lively arts community, Alexandria is a city with a rich history and a bright future. On these pages,…

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