EirÍkssladir

The home of Eirik the Red and birthplace of Leifur Eiriksson

A Statute of Leifur Eiriksson at the replica of Eirik the Red's House on it original site. [jwz]
This sod building is about 10 by 25 feet. About 20 to 30 people, and a few animals, would live in this house at any given time. [jwz]
The house has a center aisle with sitting/sleeping areas on both sides. The loft was for children and older people. It was warmer. [dwb]Joe and Susan cooked bread for us in much the same way as it was done in 1000 AD. This fire was in the center aisle. [dwb]
Joe, wearing his chainmail, discussing his departure for battle with Carol. Jim is getting ready for his photo. [dwb]
Joe and Jim having their "departing" photos taken. [cjs] [dwb]


Read about Leifur Eirikson.

Read about Eirik the Red.


Photo Credits:
[jwz] Jim Ziebol, [cjs] Carol Sundeen, [dwb] Dave Bray.


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