Ole Olson family in front of their home, New Norway, PA, circa 1890.
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Exterior and fence, with family members and a dog

Credit: Courtesy of Potter County Historical Society

Despite the mass exodus from the New Norway colony after its collapse in the mid-1850s, a few settlers stayed behind, including the Olson family, pictured here. The son of original settlers, Henry Olson operated the Olson Lodge in Oleana for twenty-five years.

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