Moss is a coastal town and a municipality in Viken county, Norway. The administrative centre of the municipality is the town of Moss. The city of Moss was established as a municipality on 1 January 1838 (see formannskapsdistrikt). The Old Norse form of the name was Mors. It may be derived from an old root mer- which means to “divide” or “split”.Continue reading Moss
Svinesund to Soner (Smaalehnenes Amt)
Kart over Smaalehnenes Amt – N. Ramm og G. Munthe (1826)
(Source: Kartverket / Edits and colors: Y.Haugen 2020)
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Detailed map of route from Svinesund to Soner [Såner]
Smaalehnenes Amt, Ramm & Munthe (1826)
The first public record of Hafslund dates to 1344, at which time the farm was crown property. Hafslund Manor dates from 1761. Read more…
The Glomma, is Norway’s longest and most voluminous river. With a total length of 621 kilometres (386 miles), it has a drainage basin that covers fully 13% of Norway’s surface area, all in the southern part of the country.
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Korsegården used to be situated at
what is currently a highway crossing, “the Korsegård-crossing” or Korsegårdskrysset, by the E6 in Ås, Akershus. Read more about Korsegården
Såner church as it would have looked when Anne and Ann saw it. Inset is Anne’s sketch in her journal.
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Archeological finds suggest that there were settlements in the area more than 7,000 years ago and continuously through the Iron Age, Viking Age, through to modern times. Read more about the town Moss