Viking entering New York Harbor

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The Viking ship exhibit will be open from 1:00-4:00 PM on:
June 25-26, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17, Oct. 15

Also open from 10:00-5:00 on June 19. Additional fees to enter the Park apply on June 19.

The first restoration of the Viking was in 1919.
The Federation of Norwegian Women's Societies raised the necessary funds.









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On display in Lincoln Park, Chicago

Viking ship in Lincoln Park, bow view photo: Vesterheim Museum, Decorah, IA

The head and tail are now in storage at the Museum of Science and Industry
The Committee at the dedication of the Viking ship in Lincoln Park, November 6, 1920.
committee at the dedication of the Viking ship in Lincoln Parkphoto: Vesterheim Museum, Decorah, IA

The dedication of the Viking ship in Lincoln Park took place on November 6, 1920.
On this date, the Viking ship was transferred to the Commissioners of Lincoln Park (later to become part of the Chicago Park District)

MORE HISTORY:

FROM NORWAY

AT THE "FAIR"

TO NEW ORLEANS

IN LINCOLN PARK

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