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Bigler, Brian J.; Mudrey, Lynn Martinson / The Norway Building of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair : a building's journey from Norway to America : an architectural legacy
(1992)

A monument to Norwegians in America,   pp. 60-71 PDF (3.3 MB)


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N?    Tax
LITTLE
NORWAY
or
NISSEDAHLE
Operated as a Memorial
to its founder
ISAK J. DAHLE
22 cl 8
3 ck
Totalz
ADMIT ONE
ADM.        22c
TAX          3c
TOTAL   .   25c
School Group
20 or more
A Little Norway school group admission ticket from the 1930's.
Mount Horeb Area Historical Society Collections.
to be acquired, and ongoing restoration projects are carried out each year.
The acquisitions have grown to be the largest privately-owned Norwegian-
American collection in the United States.
The Norway Building has been the focal point of the museum since
its arrival. Its imposing presence in the valley with its many-gabled roofs,
dragon-scale shingles and Norse flavor give visitors a unique chance to
truly experience old Norway in America. Architect Hansteen, Thams and
the employees of his company, the Norwegian Commission and the 1893
Chicago Fair officials would all be pleased to know that their legacy is
still enjoyed by those who discover and love Little Norway today.
1. Milwaukee Journal, December 1938, "Isak Dahle's Will Offers Little Norway to Public."
66    A MONUMENT TO NORWEGIANS IN AMERICA


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