Category: Homesites, Museums and Attractions

The different homes across America that Laura either wrote about in the Little House series or lived in after she married Almanzo Wilder, as well as the museums and events that commemorate them.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Events Around the Country 2015

For a long time I debated if I could possibly keep a list of Laura Ingalls Wilder events around the country up to date. I finally decided that current information is probably best posted on a month by month basis

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Christmas in Walnut Grove

by Laura McLemore One of the charming elements of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series is the inclusion of at least one Christmas chapter in each of her books.  To me Christmas is a unifying theme that ties the books

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Annual Christmas Shopping Guide 2014

We’re running a little late this year, but there’s still time to get that perfect gift for your Laura fan under the tree before Christmas. Whether you are looking for the perfect present for the Laura Ingalls Wilder fan in

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Season Ends

October usually is about the end of the main Laura Ingalls Wilder season for the year. If you plan a Laura trip during or after October, make sure you call ahead. They may or may not be able to accommodate

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Richard Fisher Donates Part of Artifact Collection to Homesites

Ohio’s Richard Fisher, who began collecting artifacts mentioned in the Little House books in the 1970s, generously donated a portion of his collection to Laura’s homesites across the country this year.

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Walnut Grove 40th Anniversary Cast Reunion

A report of “The Little House on the Prairie” TV show cast reunion.

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Walnut Grove Reunion

40th Anniversary Little House on the Prairie Cast Reunion.

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Mary Ingalls Society Pageant Announcement

Mary Ingalls Society press release about their pageant.

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De Smet SD Around the Web

We’re continuing around the Laura Ingalls Wilder homesite towns (with museums) in the order that Laura lived there. Our next stop is De Smet, South Dakota. De Smet is the county seat of Kingsbury County. Situated on Highway 14 with

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Location Announced for LauraPalooza 2015

The location for LauraPalooza 2015 is announced.

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