cabin was built in Foley, Minnesota in 1884. After
each log was numbered, the cabin was moved to Pioneer
Park and reconstructed. It is used to demonstrate
living history. All the artifacts within the cabin
are "hands-on" and user friendly. The cast iron
cookstove is a working stove and oven which needs to be
fed wood constantly in order to keep heating evenly.
control on the left side controls the amount of air
allowed into the burning chamber. The dry sink is
large enough to contain two enamel basins for washing and
rinsing. The shelves and pegs provide necessary
storage space for the pioneer woman of yesteryear.
corner would have been a housewife's treasure, for it
would have allowed her to sew clothing for her own family
and possibly augment the family income by sewing for