Ringebu Historical Society aims to promote interest in local history and culture, collect and preserve everything that has information of significance for Ringebu's history and can tell how people lived and worked here throughout the times.
The society was founded i 1932. Since 1977 a periodical named «Hemgrenda» have been published annually, containing articles about everything Ringebu: From poetry to biographies, from everyday life to dramatic events, about those who stayed and those who left. The society also publishes books; like the transcriptions of parish records from 1696 and 1898 (17 volumes) and court records (2 volumes) between 1664 and 1756. All publications are in Norwegian.
Ringebu Historical Society is an historical society, not a genealogical society. However, many of our members are also genealogists, so if you have questions about your Ringebu ancestors you are welcome to send us an email and we will be happy to pass it on.