Olaf's Church located in Balestrand, Norway. The lack of stone gives the room a warmer feeling than a large stone room. The love of wood and working staying into the second and third generations after my grandmother's immigration to America.
The Stave Church at the Hjemkomst Center is a full scale replica of the Hopperstad Church in Vik, Norway. The church in Vik is one of only 29 that remain of the more than 1000 Stave Churches built in Norway during the time period.