Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association

The Norway Lake Lutheran Historical Association (NLLHA) is a Minnesota non-profit corporation and is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the U.S. Internal Revenue code.

Stories from the early residents

This photograph shows a milestone in the history of the Old Log Church. It is also described in the text below, reproduced from Keeping the Faith...Sharing the Faith, First Lutheran Church of Norway Lake: 18621992.

 

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I. The Fifty Year Jubilee

Fiftieth year celebration in 1916, a milestone.

II. The Rev. Lars Johnson Markhus

The young pioneer preacher who established a number of congregations.

III. Stories of the Peterson Brothers of Norway Lake

These early pioneer farmers were part of settling the new land.

IV. Stories of the Halvorsons of Lake Andrew

These early pioneer farmers were part of settling the new land.

V. Skare Letters during Pioneer Times

 

VI. Early churches and pastors (1843-1913)

 

VII. Photograph of all confirmations at Centennial of East Norway Lake

 

VIII. East and West Norway Lake and Spring Creek Churches in 1924 or 1925

At the installation of Pastor Baalson.

 

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