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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Sandy Olson, president of Sons of Norway Valkyrien Lodge, stands next to a family heirloom—that of a 68 year old bunad. Norwegian jewelry called Sølje adorns the bunad. Sandy will be wearing both in the Syttende Mai Parade on May17, 2014, joining with several other Norwegian Walkers. Photo by Kaye Bird
Sandy Olson, president of Sons of Norway Valkyrien Lodge, stands next to a family heirloom—that of a 68 year old bunad. Norwegian jewelry called Sølje adorns the bunad. Sandy will be wearing both in the Syttende Mai Parade on May17, 2014, joining with several other Norwegian Walkers. Photo by Kaye Bird
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:01 AM

WOODVILLE, WI – When the 63rd Annual Syttende Mai parade proceeds down Main Street in Woodville on Saturday May 17, 2014, a very special anniversary will be noted. Two hundred years ago to the day, on May 17, 1814 Norway declared its independence from Denmark with the signing of a new constitution declaring Norway free and independent of Danish rule.

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