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Deportations from Tælavåg 30 April 1942.

Tælavåg

16.06.2018 - 17:35

Tælavåg has a significant place in the history of the German occupation in WWII. The small community by the sea, where for centuries people had made a living from farming and fishing in harmony with the natural resources, in 1942 became the victim of German reprisals without their equal in Norwegian war history. The collection of war histories in Tælavåg provides us with a close-up of the dramatic events.

St. Ludvig.

Tyssøy

16.06.2018 - 17:36

B.E.Bendixen, who has written about “The Churches in Søndre Bergenhus Amt”, believed even around 1900 that there was evidence at Tyssøy of the church or the chapel of the Holy Ludvig (Louis). Two large stone blocks had lain in the western wall of the church’s nave, and this wall showed a length of 16 meters in the terrain.

The rectory at Finnes

Finnås rectory

31.03.2018 - 20:19

The church at Moster, as drawn by Johan Meyer in 1897.

Moster- The old church

18.06.2018 - 20:20

Moster is mentioned as a church site already in the time of Olav Tryggvason. According to the sagas the king is supposed to have laid the foundations for the first church at Moster when he came there in 995. That building would have been a stave church - the church standing there today – a stone church with a nave and narrower, straight chancel – was probably founded around 1100. In 1874 a new church was built at Moster. Then the old church was bought by The Society for the Preservation of Norwegian Ancient Monuments, which is still the owner.

The hayshed in Håvik, Bømlo

Outer Håvika

31.03.2018 - 14:35

Ferstad, Os

Ferstad

16.06.2018 - 14:12

Ferstad is well worth a visit. The farm lies on a little hillock south of Lekven: a beautiful official residence from the 1700s.

Lyse Monastery, reconstruction

Lyse Monastery

16.06.2018 - 15:56

Up to the 1870s Osøyra was a military training area.

Osøyro

16.06.2018 - 16:00

The coastal settlement of Os begins to take form in the middle of the 1800s. This is when craftsmen and traders begin to settle at the river delta.

Ulevn Camp around 1915.

Ulven camp

16.06.2018 - 16:03

Varghola

Vargavågen

13.03.2018 - 21:35

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