L'Anse aux Meadows is an archaeological site on the northernmost tip of Newfoundland. Discovered in 1960, it is the only known site of a Norse or Viking village in Canada, and in North America outside of Greenland. The UNESCO World Heritage Site highlights Viking life in North America.

L'Anse aux Meadows is an archaeological site on the northernmost tip of Newfoundland. Discovered in 1960, it is the only known site of a Norse or Viking village in Canada, and in North America outside of Greenland. The UNESCO World Heritage Site highlights Viking life in North America.

Sense and Simplicity - L'Anse aux Meadows a Viking village in northern Newfoundland

Sense and Simplicity - L'Anse aux Meadows a Viking village in northern Newfoundland

Sod House, L'Anse aux Meadows by Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism--first settlers village (vikings)

Sod House, L'Anse aux Meadows by Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism--first settlers village (vikings)

L’Anse au Meadows National Historic Site of Canada, a 1000 year old site shows viking settlements on North America that far predate Columbus.

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L’Anse au Meadows National Historic Site of Canada, a 1000 year old site shows viking settlements on North America that far predate Columbus.

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Inscription in 1978. Criteria: (vi)

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site, Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Inscription in 1978. Criteria: (vi)

According to legend Leif Erikson discovered America around year 1000. A Norse sod loghouse at L'Anse aux Meadows was discovered in 1960 now named a National Historic Site of Canada. It is a most famous site of a Norse or Viking settlement in North America outside of Greenland. It was named a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1978.

According to legend Leif Erikson discovered America around year 1000. A Norse sod loghouse at L'Anse aux Meadows was discovered in 1960 now named a National Historic Site of Canada. It is a most famous site of a Norse or Viking settlement in North America outside of Greenland. It was named a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1978.

At the tip of the Great Northern Peninsula of the island of Newfoundland, the remains of an 11th-century Viking settlement are evidence of the first European presence in North America. The excavated remains of wood-framed peat-turf buildings are similar to those found in Norse Greenland and Iceland.

At the tip of the Great Northern Peninsula of the island of Newfoundland, the remains of an 11th-century Viking settlement are evidence of the first European presence in North America. The excavated remains of wood-framed peat-turf buildings are similar to those found in Norse Greenland and Iceland.

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site – Newfoundland and Labrador – Follow in the 1,000-Year-Old Footsteps of the Vikings.

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site – Newfoundland and Labrador – Follow in the 1,000-Year-Old Footsteps of the Vikings.

L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site

L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site Newfoundland and Labrador is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the only authenticated Norse site in North America.

Add to the around the country after graduation trip? I think YES!  Reconstructed House Interior at l'Anse aux Meadows - Eric Titcombe http://archaeology.about.com/cs/explorers/a/anseauxmeadows.htm

What Evidence is there for Norse Landings in North America?

Add to the around the country after graduation trip? I think YES! Reconstructed House Interior at l'Anse aux Meadows - Eric Titcombe http://archaeology.about.com/cs/explorers/a/anseauxmeadows.htm

Viking settlement in L'anse Aux Meadows in Newfoundland http://www.pinterest.com/pin/159103799310426935/

Who Were The Vikings?

Viking settlement in L'anse Aux Meadows in Newfoundland http://www.pinterest.com/pin/159103799310426935/

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site – Newfoundland and Labrador – Follow in the 1,000-Year-Old Footsteps of the Vikings.

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site – Newfoundland and Labrador – Follow in the 1,000-Year-Old Footsteps of the Vikings.

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