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While you're in the area, visit the historic Norway Store, founded in 1848 by Charles Borchenius.   Still operated by the same family 

My Favorite Links:

Norsk Museum  

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Virtual Tour of our museum











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Family Search
https://familysearch.org

Find-a-Grave
http://www.findagrave.com/


Norwegian Genealogy and then some
Genealogy, history and culture from Norway​  (Norwegian Genealogy Dictionary)

​http://martinroe.com/blog


Farm names
https://www.dokpro.uio.no/rygh_ng/rygh_form.html

The two websites below deal with museums in Norway.
https://digitaltmuseum.no/

http://www.romsdalsmuseet.no/no/

Emigration records
http://www.norwayheritage.com/norwegian-emigration-records.htm

Kendall County [IL]  
http://kendallkin.org/databases/945/A,A/1.html

Illinois Marriage Index
http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp

Illinois Death Index
https://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/death.html

LaSalle County Genealogy Guild  [open Monday and Saturday 9-4]
http://www.lscgg.org


Norway genealogy
http://arkivverket.no/arkivverket/Digitalarkivet

Free Newspapers
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

The Sloopers
http://sloopersociety.org/

Other interesting websites are:​

Arne G. Brekke Bygdebok Collection

http://library.und.edu/special-collections/bygdebok/

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www.vikingship.us/   - all about the Viking ship that sailed from Norway to Chicago in 1893 for the Columbian Exposition - open this Saturday, September 19 and next month October 17

www.rosemaling.org/   - all about Norwegian rosemaling in Illinois. There are rosemalers living in the Newark area.

www.minnekirken-chicago.org  - about the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Chicago = a remaining Norwegian language church

www.nnleague.org   - about the activities and members of the Norwegian National League = Leif Erikson wreath-laying, Christmas Around the World, Norwegian Constitution Day Parade. The Sloopers are members of the Norwegian National League.


NAHA  

https://www.naha.stolaf.edu


Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library

http://www.nagcnl.org/


Local Sons of Norway chapters
Home - Polar Star Lodge # 5-472 - Sons of Norway
www.polarstarlodge.com

Cleng Peerson Lodge  # 5-525 - Sons of Norway