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Meet the Author Event: David M. Krueger

Meet the Author:  Myths of the Rune Stone: Viking Martyrs and the Birthplace of America, by David M. Krueger.

Place:  (note change of venue) Nelson Gables, 1220 Nokomis Street, Alexandria, Minnesota 56308 in the Governor’s Room.

(Located across Nokomis street from the Douglas County Historical Society)


When:  October 15, 2015, 7:00 pm

David M. Krueger has several events scheduled in the Alexandria area during that week.  This is your opportunity to meet the author, purchase the book, and ask questions.

The website for the book is:  https://mythsoftherunestone.wordpress.com

Myths of the Runestone cover