Laura Ingalls wilder’s Little House in Missouri

Following up on Jennie Fitzkee’s post about a Laura Ingalls book…

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Via the website: http://lauraingallswilderhome.com//?page_id=322

As visitors make their trek to the historic Rocky Ridge Farm, the first sight they’ll see is Laura’s and Almanzo’s beloved farmhouse. It remains as it was in 1957 and stands as an official project of the Save America’s Treasures National Trust for Historical Preservation.

As the story goes, Laura, Almanzo and Rose moved to Mansfield, Missouri in 1894. They had saved $100 to buy land just outside of town. The two worked side-by-side for nearly twenty years in seeing the rocky land transform into a sprawling 200 acres of farmland, which included an apple orchard and space for Almanzo’s Morgan horses. During this time, they lived in the town of Mansfield while Alamanzo commuted to and from the farm. Eventually the family moved into a one room log cabin on the farm until 1913, when the farmhouse was finally complete.

The home was always a central theme to…

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About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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9 Responses to Laura Ingalls wilder’s Little House in Missouri

  1. Darlene says:

    A nice tie-in with Jennie’s post. Visiting this place would be like visiting Jane Austen’s cottage in the UK. I wrote a post for Sally about my visit there. https://smorgasbordinvitation.wordpress.com/2018/04/10/smorgasbord-new-series-of-posts-from-your-archives-visiting-jane-austen-on-a-motorbike-by-darlene-foster/

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  2. noelleg44 says:

    Lovely post about an author I love.

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  3. Jennie says:

    Thank you for this post, Sue. It is a terrific expansion of my post. I love the photos.

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