Stavkirke Church - Washington Island. It's been too long since I've been in those woods.

Stavkirke Church - Washington Island. It's been too long since I've been in those woods.

The Stavkirke ("Church of Staves"), on Washington Island, Wisconcin, is modeled on an original Scandinavian design, and was hand-built by "islanders". Services are often held there throughout the year, and it is a popular site for weddings. http://www.wistravel.com/cities_in_wisconsin/washington_island_wisconsin/

The Stavkirke ("Church of Staves"), on Washington Island, Wisconcin, is modeled on an original Scandinavian design, and was hand-built by "islanders". Services are often held there throughout the year, and it is a popular site for weddings. http://www.wistravel.com/cities_in_wisconsin/washington_island_wisconsin/

Stavkirke. Go to Door County Wisconsin. Drive to north end, take ferry to Washington Island. Hike in to the Stavkirke.

Stavkirke. Go to Door County Wisconsin. Drive to north end, take ferry to Washington Island. Hike in to the Stavkirke.

Blossoming Stavkirke by Jon Jarosh on Capture Door County // The sun hits blossoms in front of the majestic Stavkirke on Washington Island. The Island's Stave Church is patterned after a Norwegian church that was built in 1150 A.D. and is a tribute to the island's Scandinavian heritage.

Blossoming Stavkirke by Jon Jarosh on Capture Door County // The sun hits blossoms in front of the majestic Stavkirke on Washington Island. The Island's Stave Church is patterned after a Norwegian church that was built in 1150 A.D. and is a tribute to the island's Scandinavian heritage.

Picture taken by Angelia Whaley of a twelfth century Norwegian Church (stavkirke) @ Little Norway in Wisconsin

Picture taken by Angelia Whaley of a twelfth century Norwegian Church (stavkirke) @ Little Norway in Wisconsin

Stave Churches Are All Wood, Dragons, and Beauty | Atlas Obscura

Stave Churches Are All Wood, Dragons, and Beauty

Stave Churches Are All Wood, Dragons, and Beauty | Atlas Obscura

Church on Washington Island. Built in the last 15 years I think. Fantastic! Loved it.

Church on Washington Island. Built in the last 15 years I think. Fantastic! Loved it.

The Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House in Eugene, Oregon. This is a Victorian mansion dating from 1888.

The Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House in Eugene, Oregon. This is a Victorian mansion dating from 1888.

Discover the Incredible Beauty of Washington Island and the Door County Peninsula as you Explore this Baileys Harbor Resort and Discover Many Door County Activities

Discover the Incredible Beauty of Washington Island and the Door County Peninsula as you Explore this Baileys Harbor Resort and Discover Many Door County Activities

The Stavkirk Church located on Washington Island, Door County, Wisconsin was built entirely by community volunteers. The church and it's Scandinavian architecture pays homage to the island's status as the first Icelandic settlement in North America.

Exploring the Door, Day 2

The Stavkirk Church located on Washington Island, Door County, Wisconsin was built entirely by community volunteers. The church and it's Scandinavian architecture pays homage to the island's status as the first Icelandic settlement in North America.

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