Happy St. Urho’s Day March 16th

The legend of St. Urho originated in Northern Minnesota in the 1950s. However, there are differing opinions as to whether it began with the fables created by Sulo Havumaki of Bemidji, or the tongue-in-cheek tales told by Richard Mattson of Virginia. Either way, the legend has grown among North Americans of Finnish descent to the point where St. Urho is known and celebrated across the United States and Canada, and even in Finland…….. Read More  http://www.sainturho.com/

 

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St. Urho’s Day March 16th

St. Urho is said to have chased the grasshoppers out of Finland, thus saving the grape crop

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