Vikings & the Irish Sea World

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.
Norway House, 3846 Meredith Dr. Fairfax, VA (directions)

Kisimul Castle
Presentation starts at 4:00 p.m. Dr. Jennifer Paxton, Professor of Medieval History at Catholic University, continues her historical series on Vikings in the British Isles, focusing this time on Scotland and Ireland. She is an outstanding speaker, not to be missed! Dr. Paxton holds a doctorate in history from Harvard University. She has given presentations at the Foreign Service Institute, the Smithsonian Institution, the Shakespeare Theater, and the Great Courses Learning Company, and has served as history expert for Smithsonian Associates trips to Ireland and Scotland.

This is not a potluck. Lodge will provide light refreshments following the presentation. Non-members welcome. If you plan to bring children please email programs@norwaydc.org so activities can be planned. 

Pictured: Kisimul Castle, Scotland, home base of the MacNeil Clan, which had to rewrite its origin legend after DNA revealed Norse ancestry. Photo credit Conor Lawless via Creative Commons