And quite the hero to Norwegians and Ballardites. They claim he was the first European to set foot in North America, some 500 years before Columbus. He was the son of Erik the Red, and one tough SOB. He, of course, is Leif Ericson –
Why they installed a 25 foot tall statue of him watching over the marina, I have no clue. But there he is, looking due North, like any minute now his ship is gonna come in.
Maybe it will?