Thursday, July 30, 2009
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Monday, July 20, 2009
A team of Danish experts has declared the Vinland Map to be authentic. The map, dated circa 1440, depicts North America. This is consistent with the theory that the New World was known to Europeans as well as Norsemen well before Columbus. The map is housed at Yale University and has been long believed to be a fake. Here's the entire article:
Thursday, July 16, 2009
The History Channel will be airing a documentary on September 21 that tracks much of the research in "Cabal of the Westford Knight." The film crew came to Westford last summer to do interviews and film the local artifacts, which are featured prominently in the documentary. This article, which focuses on the Minnesota side of the story, shows some neat reeanactment scenes.