HELPFUL LINKS

This list of over 120 links to websites of interest to Danish Americans is organized into the four major categories shown below, with categories broken into subcategories.

  • Community Partnerships
  • Sites in America
  • Sites in Denmark
  • Sites in America and Denmark

Community Partnerships

National Foundation for Danish America

P.O. Box 1003

Wilmette, IL 60091

info@danishamerica.org

http://www.danishamerica.org


Rebild National Park Society, Inc.

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​U.S. Address

1582 Glen Lake Rd, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169, (847) 882-2552

http://www.danishrebildsociety.com


Denmark Address

Rebildvej 29, 9520 Skørping, Denmark, +45 22 18 20 40

http://www.rebildfesten.dk


Sites in America

Centers, Societies and Federations:

Dania Society of Chicago – www.daniachicago.org

Danish American Center, Minneapolis, MN - Danebo - www.dac.mn

Danish Associations and Communities – https://usa.um.dk/en/denmark-in-us/directory/

Danish Lutheran Church & Cultural Center, Yorba Linda, CA - www.danishchurchsocal.com

Danish National Committee of Southern California - www.dncsocal.org

Danish Seamen's Church, Brooklyn, NY - www.dskny.org

Danish Sisterhood of America - www.danishsisterhood.org

Danish Society (Dania & Dannebrog), California & Nevada - www.danishsociety.com

Federation of Danish Associations in Canada (Danish Federation) - http://www.danishfederation.ca/home.html

Northwest Danish Association, Portland, OR & Seattle, WA - www.northwestdanish.org

The Royal Danish Guard Societies in Foreign Countries - http://www.garderforening.dk/DGU.htm


Clubs:

Danish American Athletic Club, Arlington Heights, IL – www.daac.info

Danish American Club of Orange Co., CA – www.danishamericanclub.org

Danish Club of Calgary, Alberta - www.danishclubcalgary.com

Danish Club of Houston - www.dkhouston.org

Danish Club of Montreal, Quebec - https://danishclubmontreal.org/about/

Danish Club of Ottawa, Ontario - danishclubottawa.com

Danish Club of San Francisco, CA – www.danishclub.org

Danish Club of Washington, DC – www.danishclubdc.org

Danish Soldiers Club of Northern California - danishsoldiersclub.com


Commerce:

Danish American Chamber of Commerce - Arizona - https://daccaz.wordpress.com/

Danish American Chamber of Commerce – Midwest – www.mwdacc.com

Danish American Chamber of Commerce in New York - www.daccny.com

Danish American Chamber of Commerce of Northern California - www.daccncal.com

Danish American Chamber of Commerce of Southern California - www.daccsocal.com

Danish American Chamber of Commerce – Southwest – www.daccsw.org

​Innovation Centre Denmark. Palo Alto, CA and other locations - www.icdk.um.dk


Communities and Festivals:

Danish Festival, Greenville, MI - www.danishfestival.org

Danish Villages – Elk Horn & Kimballton, IA – www.danishvillages.com

Solvang Danish Days, Solvang, CA - www.solvangdanishdays.org

Solvang Visitor's Guide, Solvang, CA – www.solvangusa.com


Educational Opportunities:

Concordia Language Villages Danish program, Bemidji, MN - http://www.concordialanguagevillages.org/youth-languages/danish-language-village

Danebod Family Camp, Tyler, MN - danebodfamilycamp.org

Danebod Folk Camp, Tyler, MN - danebodfolkcamp.org

Danish American Language Foundation, Chicago, IL - dalf.us

Grand View University, Des Moines, IA - www.grandview.edu


Historic Structures:

Danes Hall (formerly Danes Home), Waupaca, WI - https://www.daneshallwaupaca.com, https://www.facebook.com/DanesHall/?hc_ref=SEARCH

​Old World Wisconsin (1890s Danish American farm) - http://oldworldwisconsin.wisconsinhistory.org


History:

Danish Americans (by John Mark Nielsen & Peter L. Petersen) - http://www.everyculture.com/multi/Bu-Dr/Danish-Americans.html

Wikipedia’s list of Notable Danish Americans - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danish_Americans


Homes and Housing:

Danish Home of Chicago, Chicago, IL - danishhomeofchicago.org

The Danish Home, Croton on Hudson, NY - www.danishhome.org (this site is closed but the website contains historical information)


Lists of Links:

Members of the Danish Federation of Canada - http://www.danishfederation.ca/members.html

​Museum of Danish America Links, Elk Horn, IA - https://www.danishmuseum.org/


Museums and Libraries - Brick and Mortar:

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Ames, IA - www.museums.iastate.edu/CPAM.html

Dane G. Hansen Memorial Museum & Plaza, Logan, KS - www.hansenmuseum.org

Daneville Heritage Museum, Viborg, SD - http://www.viborgsd.org/index.asp?SEC=8DB42A7F-AA39-4191-80A8-535266B333ED&Type=B_BASIC

Danish American Archive & Library Collections, Blair, NE - http://danishamericanarchive.com/collections/

Danish Archive North East (DANE), Edison, NJ - www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njdane/index.html

Danish Heritage Museum, Danevang, Texas - www.danevangtx.org/Danish_Heritage_Museum

Danish Immigrant Archives in Grand View University, Des Moines, IA - www.grandview.edu/aspx/audience/content.aspx?pageid=420

Danish Windmill, Elk Horn, IA - www.danishwindmill.com

Elverhoj Museum, Solvang, CA - www.elverhoj.org

​Harriman-Nielsen Historic Farm, Hampton, IA - https://www.facebook.com/HarrimanNielsenHistoricFarm

Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum, Saginaw Valley State University, MI - www.marshallfredericks.org

Museum of Danish America, Elk Horn, IA - www.danishmuseum.org

Olaf Wieghorst Museum, El Cajon, CA - www.wieghorstmuseum.org

Petersen House Museum, Tempe, AZ - www.tempe.gov/city-hall/community-services/tempe-history-museum/petersen-house-museum


Museums and Libraries - the Web:

Danish American Archive and Library Digital Archive, Blair, NE - https://danishamericanarchive.com/

Museum of Danish America Digital Library, Elk Horn, IA - http://box2.nmtvault.com/DanishIM


News via Print Publications:

Bien - https://www.facebook.com/BIENnews/

Church and Life - www.churchandlife.org

Den Danske Pioneer/The Danish Pioneer, Hoffman Estates, IL - www.thedanishpioneer.com


News via the Web:

Danish American Archive & Library News, Blair, NE - http://danishamericanarchive.net/category/news/

Danish American Heritage Society News – www.facebook.com/danishheritage

Den Danske Pioneer News, Hoffman Estates, IL -- www.thedanishpioneer.com/news-overview

Museum of Danish America Archived E-Newsletters, Elk Horn, IA - www.danishmuseum.org/visit/about/newsletters


US Virgin Islands:

Visit the U.S. Virgin Islands - http://www.visitusvi.com

U.S. Virgin Islands History - http://www.virgin-islands-history.dk/eng/vi_hist.asp

Wikipedia’s Virgin Islands entry - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virgin_Islands



Sites in Denmark

About Denmark:

AngloInfo - The Global Expat Network for Copenhagen - https://www.angloinfo.com/copenhagen

Commercial “about Denmark” site - http://www.danishnet.com/about/

Copenhagen Post (in English) - cphpost.dk

Denmark Official Website – www.denmark.dk

Wikipedia Danes - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danes

Wikipedia Denmark – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denmark

Wikipedia Architecture of Denmark - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Architecture_of_Denmark

Wikipedia Culture of Denmark - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_Denmark

Wikipedia Danish Art - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danish_art

Wikipedia Danish Cultural Canon - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danish_Culture_Canon

Wikipedia History of Denmark - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Denmark

Wikipedia Index of Denmark-related articles - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Index_of_Denmark-related_articles

Wikipedia List of Museums in Denmark - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_museums_in_Denmark

Wikipedia Outline of Denmark - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outline_of_Denmark

Wikipedia Tourism in Denmark - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tourism_in_Denmark


Church Information and Photographs:

Denmark Church Photos (in Danish) Kirker i Danmark - www.danmarks-kirker.dk

Denmark Church Photos with Maps (in Danish) Kort til Kirken – www.korttilkirken.dk


Educational Opportunities:

Danish Folk High Schools – www.danishfolkhighschools.com

Danish Institute for Study Abroad - www.disabroad.org

Dansk Legat, the Upper Midwest Rebild Scolarship Corporation - http://www.uppermidwestrebildscholarship.org

International People’s College, Helsingør, Denmark, Danish Language, Culture and Society Course - https://ipc.dk/

Vejle Sports School, Vejle, Denmark - https://www.vih.dk/en


Maps:

Denmark interactive maps - map.krak.dk

Denmark Maps showing districts and parishes - www.dis-danmark.dk/kort/kort.htm

Denmark Map showing major roads – www.ezilon.com/maps/europe/denmark-maps.html

Denmark Map showing railroads - www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/map/denmark-political-map.htm

1880 Copenhagen Parishes - http://www.landsarkivetkbh.dk/hovedst/docs/kbh1880.pdf


Museums and Libraries:

Danish Immigration Museum, Farum, Denmark (immigration to Denmark, in Danish) - www.immigrantmuseet.dk/

Danish National Archives, Copenhagen (in English) - https://www.sa.dk/en/

The Historic Ships, Holmen, Copenhagen - http://coldwarsites.net/country/denmark/the-historic-ships-holmen-copenhagen

Det Kongelige Bibliotek, København, Danmark - http://www.kb.dk/en

​Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk - https://louisiana.dk/en/

Museum of National History (Det NationalhistoriskeMuseum), Frederiksborg Palace, Hillerød - www.dnm.dk/uk/Forside.htm

National Gallery of Denmark (Statens Museum for Kunst), Copenhagen - www.smk.dk/en/

National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen – www.natmus.dk/en


Museums - Region-Specific:

​Morslands Historical Museum, Nykøbing Mors (in Danish) - https://museummors.dk/

​Travel:

Copenhagen Portal - www.copenhagenet.dk

Danish Heritage Tours - danishheritagetours.com

Denmark Travel Guide - https://www.visitdenmark.com/

Visit Denmark - Denmark Official Travel Site (links to ten regional travel guides) - www.visitdenmark.com

Wikitravel Denmark – http://wikitravel.org/en/Denmark


Sites in America & Denmark

Danish American Genealogy:

About the Danish National Archives website - https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Digitized_Danish_Records_Online_-_Arkivalieronline

Cyndi's List - Danish Internet Genealogical Sites - www.cyndislist.com/denmark

Danish Demographic Database, access to Danish census and emigration records - www.ddd.dda.dk/ddd_en.htm

Danish Emigration Archives, Aalborg, Denmark - www.udvandrerarkivet.dk/forside

Danish Family Search - www.danishfamilysearch.com

Danish National Archives - www.sa.dk/en

Museum of Danish America Genealogy Center, Elk Horn, IA - www.danishmuseum.org/explore/genealogy

National Danish-American Genealogical Society, Minneapolis, MN - www.danishgenealogy.org

Visit Denmark – Heritage Travel - https://www.visitdenmark.com/denmark/highlights/history-and-culture/unesco-world-heritage-sites


Danish Language Translation Assistance:

​Museum of Danish America Translation and Research Services - www.danishmuseum.org/explore/genealogy/translations-and-research


Miscellaneous:

Danes Worldwide - http://www.danes.dk/en/frontpage/

​Denmark In The USA/Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark - www.usa.um.dk

Rebild National Park Society (aka Danish-American Rebild Society) – www.danishrebildsociety.org


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