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Submitted Photo The Skjerven family and friends at the Lincoln sculpture on its recent 100th anniversary in Oslo, Norway.

Renewing a gift of friendship: ND gave Norway Lincoln statue; family and friends return for centennial

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FARGO — On July 4, 1914, a delegation from North Dakota that included Gov. Louis Hanna brought the people of Norway a gift to celebrate their constitution’s 100th anniversary.


The gift, a bust of President Abraham Lincoln, was placed on a pedestal in Oslo’s Frogner Park in the name of friendship.

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