The beginning of Vihrea Harka

In Kalanti, Finland, Yli-Pihanpera is one of the locality’s so-called stock farms. The farm produced charcoal for Ruukki of Mannainen, located in the center of Kalanti, in the 18th century. With different sea captains as owners during the first 50 years from 1800 to 1850, the farm changed hands several times and in the 1860’s I think the first era of farming began.

The main building was built in 1893, and at least based on what I myself sawed a piece of a 20 cm lower log, the trees had started to grow for the house around the 18th century.

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