Visit Oslo

Skjermbilde 2016-05-06 kl. 12.12.23 Are you visiting Oslo this summer? Oslo can offer places to visit, like the Munch Museum, Opera House, Vigeland Sculpture Park and Holmenkollen Ski Jump. You will find more information at visitnorway.com.

At Trafikanten.no by Oslo S, you can find information about the city, maps and tickets. An overview could be found at https://ruter.no/en/buying-tickets/sales-outlets/.

You could also buy a ticket for 24 hours, or 7 days of use for the public transportation within Oslo – https://ruter.no/en/buying-tickets/tickets-and-fares/.

Improved online service for scanned archives

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“The Digital Archives launching a new and improved online service for scanned archives
Wednesday April 27 and Monday May 2 the Digital Archives will official migrate to the new solutions for the scanned deeds registry and parish registers. This means that from these dates onwards, links to the old solutions redirect and point to the new ones. The old solutions for the scanned parish registers and deeds registry will no longer be available after the migration.”

Read more at http://arkivverket.no/eng/The-National-Archives/About-us/News/Archived-news/New-service-for-the-scanned-archives

The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration

61CxMwLlHUL._SX337_BO1,204,203,200_ The First Chapter of Norwegian Immigration (1821-1840) is written by professor Rasmus B. Anderson in 1896 presented all that was then known about the first Norwegian immigrants who settled in America’s Midwest. His book is based on personal contacts and interviews with then still living pioneers, even those who sailed on the sloop Restauration in 1825 from Stavanger Norway, reaching New York on Oct. 9th after 14 weeks at sea.

You could buy the book in print or as a Kindle-edition at Amazon.