PEOPLE: Did the Northmen discover Vinland in North America?

John Wood’s explores documents discussing the presence of Vikings in North America.  He quotes the work of Arthur Weise who wrote The Discoveries of America to the Year 1525, published in 1884 and which discusses legends of lands to the … Continue reading PEOPLE: Did the Northmen discover Vinland in North America?

HISTORY – How an endangered tree may link Vikings to New Brunswick

Butternut tree suggests Vikings ‘went well beyond L’Anse aux Meadows,’ amateur historian says Jordan Gill · CBC News · Posted: Oct 26, 2019 8:00 AM AT  The endangered butternut tree may hold clues to where else the Vikings visited in Canada. (Elke Semerad/CBC) An … Continue reading HISTORY – How an endangered tree may link Vikings to New Brunswick

LOOKING BACK – Vikings In North America? New Evidence Points To Extended Occupation In Newfoundland

    Replicas of Norse houses from 1,000 years ago in L’anse Aux Meadow, Newfoundland. WOLFGANG KAEHLER/LIGHTROCKET VIA GETTY IMAGES From the 9th to 11th centuries A.D., Viking explorers ventured out into the northern Atlantic Ocean. Long lasting colonies were established on … Continue reading LOOKING BACK – Vikings In North America? New Evidence Points To Extended Occupation In Newfoundland