Yukon Nuggets

  • Marg and Rolf's Wedding, 1955.

  • The Honeymoon Route, 1955.

1955 Hougen's history

Marriage of Margaret Van Dyke and Rolf Hougen

On May 3, 1955, Margaret Van Dyke and Rolf Hougen are married. After a week in New York, they sailed on the Queen Mary to Europe. A week in London was followed by a 3-month drive throughout Europe. After a visit with Margaret's relatives in Holland, a train and ferry took them to Kristiansand, Norway, where Rolf's father Berent greeted and introduced them to relatives.

The May to September honeymoon in Europe included London, Amsterdam, Munich, Saltzberg, Vienna, Zurich, Milan, Venice, Florence, Rome, Riviera, Barcelona, Les Palma Island, Madrid, Biarritz, Paris, Brussels, Kristiansand and Oslo and points in between.