Who is Leif Erickson?

Today is the day we honor Leif Erickson. So, who is Leif Erickson? (Ha-just kidding!)


For those of you who don’t know (like me before I wrote this post), Leif Erikson was the Norse explorer who brought the first Europeans known to have set foot in North America. Leif Erikson left the European continent in 999 and set foot in America in the year 1,000.


Did you know who Leif Erickson was? Leave a comment.

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6 Responses to Who is Leif Erickson?

  1. learned about Leif and his father, Eric the Red, in Canadian history at school. Those bold and brawny Norsemen certainly stick in oneโ€™s memory.๐Ÿ˜‰

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  2. Pamela Devereux says:

    Eric the Red was a viking. We learned about him when we were in grade school. He was just someone they thought would be fun to learn about.

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  3. Josie says:

    Interesting, Pam. You ladies knew more about this subject than I did!


  4. marymarvella says:

    I knew he was a centuries ahead of Christopher Columbus.

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