Little House on the Prairie Museum is 13 miles southwest of Independence, Kansas. We are a non-revenue 501(c)3, whose objective is to continue to coach the general public about the creator Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie Books, and life on the Prairie within the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. The museum stands on the unique land the place Laura Ingalls Wilder lived together with her family in a one-room log cabin in 1870. Memories of her time right here later impressed her to pen the indelible traditional: Little House on the Prairie. She then created a sequence of nine books geared in direction of kids however loved by all. The books depicted the adventures of her family as they traveled throughout American pioneer nation in a covered wagon.
In 1874, when Wilder was seven years previous, the household left their dwelling near Pepin for the second time and settled just outside Walnut Grove, Minnesota Walnut Grove could be the most acknowledged name of all of the cities Wilder wrote about in her books (though it’s the only town she did not point out by title) because Michael Landon ‘s television series Little House on the Prairie of the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties was set here. Although the show depicts the household as living right here through Wilder’s adulthood, in actuality, they only lived right here a few years.
Laura and Almanzo Wilder have just been married! Their life on a small prairie homestead begins with high hopes. But each year seems to carry unexpected disasters – storms, sickness, fire, and unpaid debts. These first 4 years name for courage, strength, and a substantial amount of determination. Always, though, there’s love, especially for the newest member of the family – child Rose.
While Laura Ingalls grows up in a little bit home on the western prairie, Almanzo Wilder is living on a big farm in New York State. Almanzo and his brother and sisters work at their chores from daybreak to supper most days – it doesn’t matter what the weather. There remains to be time for enjoyable, although, especially with the horses, which Almanzo loves greater than anything.
The full 9-e book set is packaged in an attractive thin cardboard field to maintain the set together. The books are the fundamental paperback editions with easy black-and-white drawings throughout. My daughter and I actually have really enjoyed studying these collectively. learning concerning the day-in-day trip struggles and joys of 19th century life in the huge woods, on the wagon path, and on the midwestern prairie. She (6 years outdated) is captivated and in love with Laura and her life and household.