Historic Fogelbo & Steiner Cabin Celebration

June 4, 2022

2:30 PM - 6:30 PM (please see time slots below)

Nordic Northwest Campus

Members of your organization and friends are invited to attend an open house on the Nordic Northwest campus, which includes the Fogelbo estate and Nordia House. This special event is sponsored by Nordic Northwest and Ross Fogelquist. The occasion is to recognize the 70th anniversary of the residency of the Fogelquist family at Fogelbo. Guests are to please try to attend at the designated times for various organizations. However, if you are not able to attend at your particular designated time, you are welcome to drop in at any time between 2:30 and 6:30.

Parking is available at Nordic Northwest parking lots and West Hills Unitarian Fellowship at 8470 SW Oleson Road, a few blocks west of Fogelbo. Guests not wishing to walk may be delivered at Nordia House entrance.


Please enter Nordia House for the reception in the exhibit and great hall. The exhibit hall will still be featuring the exhibit of Swedish Cabins: The Legacy of Henry Steiner and Fogelbo. Refreshments will be provided at the Great Hall and the grounds of Fogelbo (weather-dependent). Live Scandinavian music will entertain guests during this reception. Ross Fogelquist will be celebrating his new book release: The Life and Times of Ross Fogelquist and his Historic Steiner Log Home. The Nordic Northwest campus grounds will be open for guests to enjoy. Guests are welcome to bring blankets and chairs. The event will conclude with the observance of Swedish Flag Day, with the raising of the Swedish flag and singing of the Swedish national anthem.

People wishing to donate to a Ukrainian relief fund may do so at the designated containers. Otherwise, this is a free public event.

Please take note of your organization or nationalities designated time:

German, Austrian, and Hungarian: 2:30 to 3:30

Non-Swedish Nordic: 3:30 to 6:30

Swedes and Swedish organizations: 4:30 to 6:30

General public and non-affiliated: 5:30 to 6:30

Guests are encouraged to wear folk costumes or the colors blue and yellow (the Swedish and Ukrainian national colors)


Please RSVP at Nordic Northwest by June 1st


The Life and Times of Ross Fogelquist and Fogelbo His Steiner Log House by Ross Fogelquist


This wonderful book  truly takes you on a journey through the lives and history of early Swedish immigrants to the US and explores the impact they have had. It is a fascinating read filled with images that showcase Ross Fogelquist’s heritage, his life, and his beautiful home, Fogelbo. Reading about this remarkable man and his profound impact on his community and on hundreds of students throughout his life is not only inspiring, but it also highlights the importance – and joy – of travel and of exploring other cultures. The beautiful images and descriptions will make everyone want to visit Fogelbo, his enchanting and history-filled home.  

— Petra Hilleberg, Honorary Consul of Sweden to Washington and Oregon


Paperback $29.50 (Available Now)

Hardcover $39.50 (Available by May 6)


Order Online: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09YWBXPPS