Featured Article: Norwegians

See the feature article on Norwegians which covers their story in Brooklyn's Red Hook from the 1600s to the modern day

Topics include, the mid-nineteenth century church ship BETHELSHIP and the missions established to help Norwegian and other sailors, their large community which once lived in the neighborhood, their shanties - called Ørkenen Sur - cobbled together in the 1920s when the economy collapsed, and their continued presence in the local maritime business to the present day.

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