Moorhead, Minnesota: Replica of 12th Century Norway Church
A full-scale replica of the 12th Century Hopperstad stave church in Vik, Norway. Its architecture is a little bit Viking, a little bit sword and sorcery.
Heritage-Hjemkomst Interpretive Center
- 202 1st Ave. N., Moorhead, MN
- Just east of downtown, at the Heritage-Hjemkomst Interpretive Center. Just across the river from Fargo. I-94 exit 1 north, left on 1st Ave. N., right after 2nd stoplight. In Viking Ship Park. Church is behind the Center, accessed via walking path from the parking lot.
- Free, donations appreciated.
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In Moorhead on the banks of the Red River stands the The Hopperstad Stave Church, adjacent to the Heritage Hjemkomst Center. The church is a full-scale replica of the 12th Century Hopperstad stave church in Vik, Norway. It is representative of the Scandinavian heritage found in Minnesota and North Dakota. [BS Meyer, 02/02/2013]
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