Nestled in a forest clearing this museum features a 1920s Finnish farm theme with furniture, dishes, tools, and farm equipment reflective of the period. A log house and barns, sauna, milk house, root celler and other outbuildings sit on a 40 acre farmstead six miles W of Keweenaw Bay on the Upper Peninsula. Hanka homestead reminds 2,000-3,000 visitors each year of an eariler age when pioneers hacked out a living in the midst of the forest.
Other History nearby:
(Covington) Covington Township Historical Society
(Baraga) Hanka Homestead Museum
(Negaunee) Michigan Iron Industry Museum
(Rockland) Old Victoria
(Baraga) Shrine of the Showshoe Priest
(Ishpeming) U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame Museum
11/16 Coming to The Baraga area
Great Northern Beer Festival Eagle River WI June8 The Great Northern Beer Festival is a great opportunity to try many
different styles of beers from many different breweries.
Finnfest USA Hancock MI June19-23 FinnFest USA is a festival with strong academic, cultural, and commerce components presenting Finnish and Finnish American culture and heritage.
Ishpeming's Italian Fest Ishpeming MI July27 Visitors can once again enjoy homemade Italian food cooked by the Valela sisters (Teresa Bertucci, Catherine Carlson, Clara Joseph and Mary Jacobson). In addition, various vendors will be serving cudighis, Italian sandwiches, hot dogs, sno cones, ice cream novelties and much more.
Pig in the Pines Ribfest St. Germain WI August1-3 The 9th Annual Pig In The Pines RibFest features award winning ribs, live music every day, family attractions and an all-around good time.