By Heather Pringle
Published October 19, 2012
Sharpeners may be smoking guns in quest for New World’s second Viking site.
For the past 50 years—since the discovery of a thousand-year-old Viking way station in Newfoundland—archaeologists and amateur historians have combed North America’s east coast searching for traces of Viking visitors.
It has been a long, fruitless quest, littered with bizarre claims and embarrassing failures. But at a conference in Canada earlier this month, archaeologist Patricia Sutherland announced new evidence that points strongly to the discovery of the second Viking outpost ever discovered in the Americas. . . . Read Complete Report
Retro: The First Viking Site
Newfoundland Viking site remarkable
BY THE VANCOUVER SUN MARCH 17, 2008
“The most famous Viking ruins can be seen at the former “Eastern Settlement” on the southwest tip of Greenland, near the present-day towns of Narsaq and Qassiarsuk. Here is found Brattahlid, the farm Eric the Red established in 986, as well as reconstructions of the bishop’s residence at Gardar and Hvalsey Church.” . . . Read Complete Report
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