Fridtjof Nansen, an Adventuring Norwegian. A 'Thomas Edison' figure in Scandinavia- He acted as primary player by making diplomatic break of Norway & Sweden in the early 1900s. Hence,17th of Mai! A Man definitely Worth Googling! Hero of Norge!
Logs vertical, Norwegian. A fellow pinner believes that " this building is a Stabbur, a Norse storage building to store food, built up high to keep the varmints out." I believe her as her heritage is Norwegian.