Inside the Kensington Runestone Museum in Alexandria. The stone was discovered in l898 by the ten year old son of Olof Ohman while clearing farm land. The ancient Viking markings called runes record the journey to what is now Minnesota in 1362. The claims that the stone is genuine are highly debated.
2011 Minnesota trip

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Viking ship Hjemkomst,tave Church, Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead
Stave Church, Hjemkomst Center, Moorhead Viking ship Hjemkomst in Moorhead
Runestone Park, Kensington Town of Johnson
Duluth Depot Superior Railroad Museum, Duluth
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Capital : St. Paul
Highest point : Eagle Mountain, 2,301 feet
Area : 86,943 square miles, 12th largest
Population : 4,919,479 (2000 US Census)
Motto : L' Etoil du Nord (Star of the North)
Admitted to Union : May 11, 1858
State Song : "Hail Minnesota"
State Bird : Common Loon
State Flower : Lady's-slipper
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