California is a long way from Copenhagen, but the town of Solvang (pop. 4,741) boasts a proud Danish heritage. Founded in 1911 by educators wanting to establish a Danish folk school, the community played host to the future king and queen of Denmark at its 25th anniversary celebration in 1936.
Solvang, Calif., Boasts Proud Danish Heritage
Iconic Communities, On the Road, TriviaBy Judith A. Stock on June 24, 2001