For weeks, Eliana has been talking about seeing Pa's fiddle. It is on display in the museum. Eliana loved seeing the name cards that Laura shared with her friends and students. The museum is full of pictures, family history and items that the Wilders owned. We toured both homes that are on the farm. Almanzo and Laura purchased 40 acres in Mansfield, MO in 1894. They spent the rest of their lives there. All of the little house books were written on the farm.
If you are a Little House fan - it is worth the drive to go. For more information about Rocky Ridge Farm check out www.lauraingallswilderhome.com
|Eliana entering the original homestead.|
|This is the house Almanzo built.|
|The twins at the house Rose built for her parents.|
|The "modern" house is in the background. Rose built it for her parents.|
|This spot is at the top of a hill. It was absolutely beautiful!|