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Norwegian-American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad
- Lag Information Sheet -


Founded June 25, 1899 in Minneapolis, MN.

About Valdres Samband:

The Valdres Samband is an organization comprised of descendants of immigrants from the Valdres Valley in Oppland County, Norway. The valley contains the municipalities of Vang, Vestre Slidre, Øystre Slidre, Nord-Aurdal, Sør-Aurdal and Etnedal.

As the oldest and largest bygdelag we welcome you to join us in preserving the common genealogy, history and customs of Valdres. Be sure to visit our website at www.valdressamband.org and find us on Facebook. Our members now have access to our genealogy database at www.valdresgenealogy.com which consists of over 210,000 people as well as access to our many historic organizational documents and publications which have been digitized.

President/Contact Person:

Rebecca Wood

Contact's Email:

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Lag Web Site:



Lag Genealogist:

Tom Standal
1340 Unity Avenue South
Golden Valley, MN 55422

Genealogist's Email:

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Lag Treasurer:

Ken Svor

Treasurer's Email:

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Lag Newsletter:


Newsletter's Editor:

Bruce Weaver II

Editor's Email:

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Stevne Information:

On June 20-22, 2019 Valdres Samband will meet at Luther College in Decorah, IA., along with Vestlandslag.

To open a printable Vestlandslag/Valdres Samband membership form click here.
Or for information on the schedule see ....

For registration information contact Ken Svor