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The Seven Lag Stevne is a yearly gathering of descendants of Norwegian immigrants to the U.S. and Canada who came from seven areas of Norway (from parts of Buskerud, Oppland, and Telemark counties)  Each  of these areas is represented by an organization, or "lag" that works to maintain cultural ties to its ancestral homeland and provides support for genealogical research.  In 2015, activities will take place at the La Crosse Center, 300 2nd Street South, La Crosse WI.  Use your GPS to plot your route to this great summer get-together!

We are hoping that a full day of genealogy and classes on Saturday will appeal to members who have had difficulty attending stevner in the past that have been held only on weekdays.  If you have never  attended a stevne before, and a weekend event appeals to you, I encourage you to set aside the weekend of July 10-12.  This is a great way to learn about your immigrant ancestors.  If you have friends whose ancestors came from areas of Norway that are not part of the 7-lag, feel free to invite them to attend the class presentations.  The classes promise to be of interest to anyone whose ancestors settled the prairie.

 

Invite your family and friends to the 2015 7-Lag Stevne!
Spread the word to members of your church or heritage organization!

This brochure provides an overview of the event
2015 7-Lag Stevne Brochure

The Following Lags Participate in the 7-Lag Stevne

Click on the names - their websites will open in a new window

Hadeland Lag

Landingslaget i Amerika  

Numedalslågen Lag

Ringerike-Drammen Districts Lag

Sigdalslag

Telelaget

Toten Lag

This Public TV program originally broadcast in April, 2014
will introduce you to the beautiful city of La Crosse!

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January 27, 2015Name Index for the book Coon Valley: 150 Years (1849-1999)
May 8, 2015: Updated registration to include dorm room reservations, deadlines for Norskedalen tour and Dinner Cruises and added reduced children's prices
May 20, 2015: The 7:30 Dinner Cruise on Saturday evening has been filled. There are still a few seats available for the 5 pm cruise.

 

Host for 2015: Landingslaget

7-Lag Stevne
The stevne is sponsored by Norwegian Stevner, Inc. 
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