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The Hadeland Lag's Centennial Visit to Norway

June 23-27, 2010  in Hadeland

followed by an optional  tour of southern and southwestern Norway


Photo taken at the Sanner Hotel on June 22

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Left to right, front row on ground: Dean Sorum, Laura Waldoch, Larry Hovland, Jack Hull, Verlyn Anderson, Karen Shoemaker, Karen Schulz, Jerie Terbeck.

Second row, Jan Heusinkveld, Barbara Beastrom, Denny Hull, Jenna Baxter, Carol Baxter, Deanna Ulven, Faith Waldoch, Evonne Anderson, Elizabeth Botti, Mary Rolf, Sharon Petersen, Linda Dean, Barbara Lider, LouAnn Skattum, Dennis Skattum, Carol Sorum, Kelsey Hanson.

Back row: Gary Beastrom, Carol Vind, Norman Olson, LeRoy Petersen, Ron Ulven, Kathy Carlson, Allan Carlson, Beverly Stadum, James Rolf, Sonja Jensen, Eric Beastrom, David Pfeffer, Bob Holmen, Owen Bratvold, Cynthia Young, Michael Miller, Pete Schmitt, Darrold Dean, Barb Schmitt, Max Morstad, Wilbur Lider, DeLos Olson, Loren Balken, Marlene Balken, Mary Morstad, Karl Hanson, Nick Morstad. Photo by Harald Hvattum

In Hadeland
  • Our tour used the Sanner Hotel as its home base. 
  • Tuesday through Thursday, tours of Gran, Jevnaker and Lunner were organized by each kommune's historical society.
  • Thursday evening, a concert by the Hadeland's Mens Choir (Mannskor K. K.)
  • Friday, a day of sight-seeing in Oslo
  • Saturday was set aside for tour members to visit their ancestral farms   
  • A Centennial banquet on Saturday evening
  • Our time in Hadeland ended with a special program at the Hadeland Folkemuseum on Sunday, June 27th

Extended Tour

Monday, June 28 - Oslo to Arendal

Tuesday, June 29 - Arendal to Stavanger

  • Kristiansand

  • A scenic drive through Flekkefjord and Egersund, onto the flat lowlands of Jæren, on to Sandnes, arriving in Stavanger, Norway's "Oil Capital."  

Wednesday, June 30 - Stavanger,  Norway's 4th largest city

Thursday, July 1 - Stavanger to Bergen

  • The trip through fjord country from Stavanger to Bergen includes three deep-sea tunnels and two ferry rides. 

  • Norway's only preserved medieval cloister, Utstein Kloster.

Friday, July 2 - Bergen

Saturday, July 3 - Bergen to Sognefjord

Sunday July 4 - Sognefjord to Gardsmoen Airport

The route along Highway E16, the "Old King's Road" include Borgund Stave Church, Vangsmjøsa Lake, and Fagernes


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