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The Kensington Rune Stone: Its Place in History Hardcover – January 1, by Thomas E Reiersgord (Author)/5(5). In "Kensington Rune Stone: New Light on an Old Riddle," Blegen (a.k.a.
"Mr. Minnesota History") writes probably the most readable and accessible overview of the runestone story, including its "discovery" and introduction into the popular culture of the region/5.
He cites Erik Wahlgren's book The Kensington Stone: A Mystery Solved fromwhich claimed the stone was a "hoax." In light of the new evidence that has been discovered since The Kensington Rune-Stone book books publication, which is the discovery of heretofore unknown runes that actually match those on the stone, this book is totally by: 9.
This book details the most in-depth and exhaustive investigation into what is arguably the most controversial historical artifact ever discovered in North America. The Kensington Rune Stone has been the subject of passionate debate over its authenticity since it was discovered in the roots of a tree near Kensington, Minnesota, by Olof Ohman in /5(15).
The Kensington Rune Stone has been the subject of passionate debate over its authenticity since it was discovered in the roots of a tree near Kensington, Minnesota,by Olof Ohman in Through the presentation of compelling new evidence this book answers the many nagging questions that have eluded investigators for over years.
The Newport Tower, Inspiration Peak, and the Kensington Runestone were important in outlining the territory given to the Celts/Templars by the Portuguese. (ref: The book "La Merica - ) There was a previous North American Territory which existed prior. The discovery set off a fierce scholarly debate over the rune stone’s authenticity.
a historian and author of a book about the Kensington Runestone. “It Author: Henry Erlandson. Kensington Runestone Rune Stone, Alexandria, MN.
likes. The Kensington Ruin Stone in Alexandria MinnesotaFollowers: publishes a book "debunking" the Kensington Runestone. The book alludes to a scandalous tale on the Gran tape and helps to cement Ohman's reputation as an unscrupulous forger.
The BBC films a skeptical Kensington Runestone documentary, which leans heavily on the bogus Gran tape as its source. The Kensington Rune Stone book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
It provides not only a geological argument but also an anthropological argument about why the Kensington Rune Stone is most likely real. For the lay person, it gets a little deep into the make up of the rock, the weathering of it and also the 4/5.
“Few questions in American history,” writes Theodore C. Blegen, “have stirred so much curiosity or provoked such extended discussions as that of the authenticity of the runic inscription on a stone found near Kensington, Minnesota, in ”.
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Title: The Kensington Rune Stone Compelling New Evidence Paperback – January 1, by Richard Nielsen (Author)Author: Richard Nielsen. The Mystery of the Kensington Runestone Matthew Gaskill For about eight hundred years, Scandinavians carved and erected stone monuments to their achievements, family members (dead and alive), property and beliefs.
The Hooked X: Key to the Secret History of North America. is the culmination of my seven-year odyssey to understand the origin of a mysterious symbol that first appeared on a highly controversial, century-old artifact called the Kensington Rune Stone. The discovery of the meaning of the Hooked X was stunning, as was the secret history behind it.
Kensington Runestone Rune Stone added a new photo to the album: Kensington Land Photos. March 9, Edwin Bjerklund, Olaf Flaaten,Olaf Ohman 12 years after the stone was found on this sight.
But it was discovered on the rune stone that was discovered in the year The stone engravings could have only been carved during medieval times. Leaving no doubt of the verification of the Kensington Rune Stone’s 14th-century identity was indeed a.
Somehow deciding that the proper distance between the mouth of the Nelson and Kensington was around 1, miles (the figure is Mr.
Holand’s, based on a closer approximation of the geodetic distance), they made light of their wasted months and referred to it on the rune stone as being in effect a journey of fourteen days. Nielsen, Richard. "The Arabic Numbering System on the Kensington Rune Stone".
Epigraphic Society Occasional Papers 15 (). Buy this book today. Nielsen, Richard. "Kensington Runestone: Part 2, Aberrant Letters--New Evidence from Greenland, Iceland, and Scandinavia". Epigraphic Society Occasional Papers 16 (). This week the new Kensington Rune Stone Park Visitors Center opened in Minnesota to tell the story of the Kensington Runestone, the controversial inscribed slab uncovered in the nineteenth century bearing a runic inscription.
(The building signage puts a space between “rune” and “stone,” but the park’s website does not.). Platt Books showing farmhouses and roads near to the Runestone Hill NEW: Topgraphic map of Runestone Hill One of the arguments against the validity of the Kensington Rune Stone has been based on.
Related Publications: The Department of Special Collections also has numerous books regarding the Kensington Rune Stone. Please consult ODIN, the library catalog, to search for these titles. Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Kensington. The quick story of the Kensington Runestone is close to what the show gave us.
There are several variations, but the common thread is, in near Kensington, Minnesota, a Swedish immigrant farmer named Olof Ohman and his son found a stone tangled in the roots of a tree they were removing from a : Sara Head.
"Most of what has been written on the Kensington Rune Stone has been preoccupied with questions of authenticity," Krueger writes. "Insufficient attention has been given to the reasons for the popular appeal of the Kensington Rune Stone since it was unearthed in ".
When asked about the name on the fly- leaf at the front of the book, Mr. Ohman said that it was that of a broken-down preacher who used to be at Anderson 's farm- THE KENSINGTON RUNE STONE.
19 house, and who was then well known in the surrounding region, as he got a precarious living amongst the farmers, partly by teaching their children in. This first comprehensive book about the popular meaning of the Kensington Rune Stone is a welcome contribution to the study of its historiography and to the impact of local culture on an American origin myth.
The source of this claim is an artifact known as the Kensington Rune Stone, which was unearthed in a Minnesota farm field owned by Swedish immigrant Olof Ohman in The stone contains a runic inscription which tells the story of an expedition of Norse explorers that purportedly reached Minnesota in and his book, The Kensington Runestone, Compelling New Evidence.
For more information please visit The lecture included the story of the continued research and resulting discoveries Scott has made over the last 9 years regarding his quest to uncover who carved the enigmatic Kensington Rune Stone (KRS) and why.
When the Kensington Rune Stone was first discovered, it was quickly labeled a fraud. Critics claimed the founder, Olof Ohman, had carved the rune stone to “prove” Scandinavians had made it to America first, and with perfect timing, just in time for a coming “Christopher Columbus discovered America” celebration by Italian-Americans.
The central thesis of Myths of the Rune Stone is that the history of the Kensington Rune Stone phenomenon is a lens through which we can better understand the American preoccupation with founding myths.
As a cultural symbol, Minnesota’s rune stone tells us a great deal about the aspirations, the anxieties, and the values of Midwesterners in the twentieth century. The Runestone is prominently displayed in the museum and there is a nice video to watch about its discovery so the Kensington Runestone and the Runestone Museum are one in the same.
Check out the comments on and the if /5(28).The AVM Runestone, also known as the Berg-AVM Runestone, is a hoax created in by students carving runes into a boulder near Kensington, Minnesota, not far from where the Kensington Runestone was found in Ina carving expert and her geologist father found the AVM Runestone, told the press that it was proof of early Viking or Norse settlement.
Minnesota farmer Olaf Ohman unearthed the Kensington Runestone on his Douglas County farm inand for a good share of the time since, people have debated whether it’s a fake or an actual.