Blind River Digital Collection
Logging Camp Sauna Replica (Created by Joe Briere)
Description
Creator
Joseph Briere, Creator
Media Type
Object
Description
A small model of a wooden sauna that was particularly popular with the Finnish loggers in the area. The Finns brought their love of saunas with them and the benefits quickly became apparent to their fellow loggers at the end of a long hard day in the bush.
Notes
Saunas were popular in Finland long before Finland had a name. A sauna is a small room or hut heated to around 80 degrees Celsius. It is used for bathing as well as for mental and physical relaxation.
Date of Original
Circa 1955
Subject(s)
Collection
Timber Village Museum
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.18336 Longitude: -82.95817
Contact
Timber Village Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

180 Leacock St. P.O. Box 628

Blind River, ON P0R 1B0

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Logging Camp Sauna Replica (Created by Joe Briere)


A small model of a wooden sauna that was particularly popular with the Finnish loggers in the area. The Finns brought their love of saunas with them and the benefits quickly became apparent to their fellow loggers at the end of a long hard day in the bush.