Nordic America

Most of the emigration from the five Nordic countries to the United States took place during the late-19th and early-20th centuries.

By the early 21st century most Nordic Americans had assimilated into US culture. 

Although the native languages are generally not spoken today, the foods, holiday traditions, religion, and many other aspects of the culture have been retained and have mixed with other traditions to form unique Nordic-American traditions.








At the same time, the mainstream of American culture today has been firmly imprinted by the Nordic influences.

Our goal at the Museum is to keep the unique cultures of these five countries alive, inviting everyone to celebrate these traditions.

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