Museum Updates

Little House on the Prairie TV Show

On September 11th, 1974 NBC first airs the Little House on the Prairie TV Series. This series was aired after an overwhelming response to the 2 hour pilot movie that aired that previous spring. Little House on the Prairie aired for 10 years. #LHOTP #WildersLegacy #WalnutGroveMN

Wilder Family

James Mason Wilder married Angelina Albina Day on August 6th, 1843. They would go on to have six children: Laura, Royal, Eliza Jane, Almanzo, Alice, and Perley Day. The Wilder Family is the focus of Larua’s Book Farmer Boy. #LIWMusuemWG #WilderFamilyHistory #LHOTP #FarmerBoy

Laura and Almanzo

On August 25th, 1885 Almanzo Wilder married Laura Ingalls in DeSmet, SD. The wedding is described in the book "These Happy Golden Years". #IngallsFamilyHistory #WilderFamilyHistory #LIWMuseumWG