All about Han mattson
Mattson and the others survived their scary experience and chopped down enough trees for a log house.
Swedish immigrants bought as many supplies as they could afford from the stores in Red Wing and set out to build there new houses.
Mattson and his family quickly built a log cabin.
The weather was bad, and their supplies were running out.
The towns store shelves were nearly empty after a long winter.
In April, the ice finall broke up on the Mississippi River, and steamboats began arriving with fresh supplies.