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Dakota Datebook: Lincoln Bust

 

September 5, 2022



In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Syttende Mai in 1914, a number of Norwegian-Americans living in North Dakota marked the occasion by presenting a gift to their Norwegian brethren still living in the old country. Inspired by a similar work of art at Gettysburg, the group decided to commission a bust of Abraham Lincoln, collected the needed money and hired the then little-known Norwegia...



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