Pathfinder Peerson honored

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A visitor to the Cleng Peerson memorial service last Wednesday reads the commemorative stone with the original Norwegian settlers to Bosque County.

On a perfect spring day, with soft sunshine and a slight breeze over the rolling hills around Norse, a special wanderer and pathfinder to Texas was memorialized March 6. In the heart of the Norwegian settlement to the South West, History buff and Cranfills Gap postmaster Bryan Davis paid homage to the father of Norwegian immigration to the United States, Cleng Peerson.

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