Destination of the Day - Leifur Eiriksson Day Connections
Saturday, October 9, 2021

Before or after the virtual event on this 57th national observance of Leif Eriksson Day in the US (see Presidential Proclamation and Census info), you may want to visit these sites related to the Vikings and their Nordic descendants and learn more about the second Artist of the Day from the Nordic Art video conversation on October 6; kids can learn about the Vikings of the North Atlantic; home brewers and others might enjoy making mead

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/10/08/a-proclamation-on-leif-erikson-day-2021/

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/stories/leif-erikson-day-nordic-american-heritage.html

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson_Day

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leif_Erikson 

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Statue_of_Leif_Erikson_(Boston)

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Leifur_Eir%C3%ADksson 

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Leif_Erikson_Park_(Duluth,_Minnesota)

https://hclib.bibliocommons.com/v2/record/S109C6177326 (Book: The Viking Heart)

http://hannekrogh.com

(Virtual Book Talk)

Artist of the Day 2:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonio_Jacobsen

worldcat.org/identities/lccn-n82-259321/

https://rehs.com/Antonio_Jacobsen_Yacht_Race.html

For Kids: www.vikingworld.is/#vikings

Recipe of the Day:  Making Mead   

 

 

 

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