Photo by H.S. Cooper ©

Photo by H.S. Cooper © Laura Ingalls Wilder’s home

If you find yourself within a day-trip of Mansfield (MO), I recommend a visit to the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Homestead. The homestead consists of the farmhouse Laura and Almanzo built, a museum devoted to the Ingalls and Wilder families, a gift shop and vegetable garden. A brief drive will take you to the Rock House, which Rose Wilder Lane built for her parents.

The farmhouse remains as Laura left it in the 1950s – you are literally stepping back into time. Admission price includes a guided tour of both homes and entrance into the museum. Current admission prices are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors.

For more information: http://www.lauraingallswilderhome.com/

Photo by H.S. Cooper ©

Photo by H.S. Cooper © Wilder sign

Photo by H.S. Cooper ©

Photo by H.S. Cooper © Rose Wilder’s Rock House

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