Viking Outpost Found in Canada?
New evidence that Vikings discovered and settled in the new world?
For the past 50 years since the discovery of a thousand-year-old Viking way station in Newfoundland, archaeologists and amateur historians have combed North America’s east coast searching for traces of Viking visitors.
It has been a long, fruitless quest, littered with bizarre claims and embarrassing failures. But at a conference in Canada earlier this month, archaeologist Patricia Sutherland announced new evidence that points strongly to the discovery of the second Viking outpost ever discovered in the Americas