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Statue of Thorfinn Karlsefni


Philadelphia Kelly Drive / Schuylkill River Photos

Statue of Thorfinn Karlsefni
Einar Jonsson, 1918
Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row
Inscription:
Following Leaf Ericson's discovery of North America in 1003,
 Thorfinn Karlsefni, with 165 men and 35 women established a settlement
 which lasted 3 years, and his son Snorri was born in North America.
 Lief Ericson Society of Pennsylvania
Scandinavian Craft Club of Philadelphia
October 9, 1976

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