Poet J.H. Erkko

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J.H. Erkko (1849 – 1906)

J.H. Erkko was a poet, writer and journalist as well as dedicated patriot. He admired Aleksis Kivi very much and built his villa as close as possible to the national writer’s memorial cottage as possible.

J.H. Erkko’s home Erkkola is currently open for public. Read more about Erkkola here.

Photos: Otavan kuva-arkisto, Finna / Museovirasto