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Person: Thorfinn Karlsefni
* Statue of Thorfinn Karlsefni
* standing person,
sword and shield,
Following Leaf Ericson's discovery of North America in 1003, Thorfinn Karlsefni, with 165 men and 35 women established a settlement which lasted 3 years, and his son Snorri was born in North America.
Lief Ericson society of Pennsylvania
Scandanavian Craft Club of Philadelphia
October 9, 1976
* Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row.
* 39.970190,-75.190050 [map]
* On the Kelly Drive tour
* See also:
+The Einar Jonsson Museum
+wikipedia.org's Thorfinn Karlsefni page