Skumsrud Heritage Farm

Skumsrud Heritage Farm Skumsrud Heritage Farm is a Norwegian immigrant homestead located 1.5mi west of Coon Valley, in Vernon County, Wisconsin, United States.DescriptionA historic open-air museum and cultural center, the property sits on 43acre of land situated in a valley with a creek running through it.

It has 11 restored Norwegian pioneer log buildings, each of which represents a different architectural floor plan of the immigrant Norwegian pioneers.HistorySkumsrud Heritage Farm was built in 1853 by Nels Skumsrud. It was donated to Norskedalen in 1983 by his grandchildren, Lloyd and Ruth Thrune. The brother and sister wished to see the property preserved and also to see it serve as a means of educating people of the area’s Norwegian heritage. The property is considered the oldest surviving house in the area, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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Coon Valley, WI


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