The homestead consists of a cattle barn and outhouse (at left), the family home (center) and the horse barn (right).
Winter was a challenging for the Hanka family and other homesteaders.
Oscar Heikkinen shares accounts not just of what life was like for the pioneering family, but also the importance of bringing the Hanka Homestead back to life.
Stalls stand ready to welcome milk cows once again at the Hanka Homestead.
A Swedish barn near Vulcan is similar in many ways to the Hanka cattle barn ,with a center pass-through, and both vertical and horizontal log construction.
The horse barn is 16 feet wide and just over 21 feet in length, with hay storage in a loft.