The Viking House on UW-Green Bay, Green Bay Campus and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences teamed up to provide fun for “Vikings of All Ages” last week, Thursday, Oct. 3. The free Viking Festival event featured three performances by Viking storyteller Adrian Spendlow (United Kingdom) and the Viking wrestling troupe Telge Glima […]
A festival on UW-Green Bay’s campus aims to draw out your inner Viking. Performers and historians gathered at the Viking House near Wood Hall on campus Thursday for the UWGB Viking Festival. The event celebrates Scandinavian heritage with stories and Viking game demonstrations that can be appreciated by people of all ages, with or without […]
The Brown County Federation of History Organizations (BCFHO) announced that it will once again host its History Treasure Tour on May 15, 2019 from 4 to 8 pm. Sixteen Brown County Historical locations will open their doors for FREE, revealing many of the community’s “hidden” treasures. This exciting event encourages the public to explore Brown […]
We heard about it late, but the Brown County Federation of History Organizations will offer free admission TODAY, Wednesday, May 15, from 4 to 8 p.m. See the Fox 11 story.
The UW-Green Bay Viking House was awarded the 2018 History Preservation Award by the Brown County Historical Society & Hazelwood Historic House. The Viking House replica was moved to the UW-Green Bay campus in Fall 2017 and has been used for educational hands-on learning for students and the public. Check out the news on Facebook.
A traditional viking barbecue was held at UW-Green Bay on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. A large pig was roasted in a large underground pit for 18 hours, just like Vikings did more than 1,000 years ago. Fox 11 has the story.
UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Heidi Sherman (History), who is the curator of UW-Green Bay’s Viking House, will be off to Scandinavia next year as the 2019 Viking Connection apprenticeship recipient. Viking Connection is an outreach program run by the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Minnesota. The program is committed to preserving and presenting […]
The participants of Brown County History Tour Road Rally enjoyed their stop on the Green Bay Campus to learn about the new Viking House. WFRV captured the fun.
On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, friends of the University gathered to thank the generous donors who helped bring the Viking House to UW-Green Bay. Among them, Owen and Elspeth Christianson, who built and donated the Viking House, rebuilding it on the UW-Green Bay campus in fall of 2017; and Tom Olson, who provided funding to […]
Brown County is celebrating its 200th anniversary. The Brown County Historical Society is celebrating by organizing a History Tour Road Rally. The History Tour Road Rally kicks off at Voyageur Park in De Pere at 9 a.m., Saturday, August 25, 2018. The idea is to get residents to places where they normally would not stop. […]