Tag Archives: Frogner Park

4th of July Celebration in Oslo

4th of July Celebration in Oslo with Former Vice President Walter Mondale This year, Nordmanns-Forbundet's 4th of July observance at the Lincoln Monument in Vigeland Park will be held on Sunday, June 28 at 11 a.m.  Every year since its unveiling in Frogner Park on July 4, 1914, the Lincoln Monument has been the focal point for ...

North Dakotans plan expedition to celebrate Lincoln’s Norway tie

This historic photo shows Gov. Louis Hanna and Smith Stimmel in front of the Abraham Lincoln statue in Oslo, Norway, The photo was contributed by Gustav and Dorthea Renden.

In the darkest days of World War II, their country occupied by Nazi Germany, Norwegians gathered in silent protest each July 4 around a statue of Abraham Lincoln in Oslo. By Chuch Haga - GrandForksHerald.com The large bust had been given to the people of Norway by the people of North Dakota in 1914 to mark the centennial of ...