Scandinavian Riviera, or Hovland, Minnesota, The

The Scandinavian Riviera, or Hovland, Minnesota

Author Philip J. Anderson

Largely developed by Norwegians, Swedes, and Swedish-speaking Finns who spread in a short time across eight distinct settlements, the isolated community of Hovland, Minnesota, quickly established a reputation for its natural beauty and the lively activity and hospitality of its people. Excerpted and adapted from the book Norwegians and Swedes in the United States: Friends and Neighbors edited by Philip J. Anderson and Dag Blanck.


Category: Ethnic Studies

November 1, 2012

30 pages


ISBN: 9780873518826

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