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The Viking Ship Leif Erikson, Leif Erikson Park

The Viking Ship Leif Erikson, Leif Erikson Park Duluth Minnesota
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Stock #: 99131
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Duluth
State: Minnesota (MN)
County: St. Louis
Publisher: Zenith Interstate News Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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A replica of the boat in which Leif Erikson and his crew of intrepid Norwegian Vikings sailed the uncharted Atlantic Ocean to America in 997. This replica was built in Bergen, Norway, in 1926 and was sailed across the Atlantic, up the St. Lawrence River and through the Atlantic, up the St. Lawrence River and through the Great Lakes, by a crew of 20th century Norwegian Vikings. It rests in Leif Erikson Park overlooking Lake Superior, with Duluth's unique Aerial Lift Bridge to be seen in the background.