Col. Heg Memorial Park

© Photographed May 27, 2018
Established 1938
Norway, Racine County, Wisconsin
42°48'16.2"N 88°10'20.7"W
42.804492, -88.172412
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Col. Heg Memorial Park is accessible from southbound Heg Park Road, south of its V-intersection with South Loomis Road, at or near 6300 Heg Park Road, Norway (Wind Lake), Wisconsin 53185.

Col. Heg Memorial Park and Museum
The park honors Hans Christian Heg (December 21, 1829-September 20, 1863), a Norwegian-American immigrant, "journalist, activist, politician and soldier, best known for leading the Scandinavian 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Regiment in the American Civil War". Colonel Heg was mortally wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga; he died the following day.

Wikipedia: Hans Christian Heg

Portrait Hans Christian Heg
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The museum

An 1830s log cabin

Inside the log cabin

The home of Rev. & Mrs. Elling Eielson | Built in 1847

Col. Heg Memorial Park is located in Norway, Wisconsin.

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