Glaumbær

A church site and vicarage. Snorri Þorfinnsson, son of Þorfinnur Karlsefni and Guðríður Þorbjarnardóttir, who was the first European child born in North America, is said to have lived there in the 11th century. On the site is a turf farm that is part of the National Museum of Iceland’s building collection and which houses the firstever exhibition set up by the Skagafjörður Folk Museum. There are 13 farmhouses in total, dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries.






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