Photos of the dedication of the new Astoria Nordic Heritage Park held on June 17, 2022. The well-attended ceremony was preceded by the Astoria Nordic Viking Scandia Dancers. The ceremony featured Joan Paddock heralding the opening on lur, followed by the singing of the Scandinavian national anthems by Sonja Madsen, Leila Collier, Laurie Drage, Meg Dowaliby, and Dinah Urell. Speeches were delivered by the mayor of Astoria, Bruce Jones and Karl Marlantes, author of Deep River. Click the thumbnails below to view enlarged photos.
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