Sunday afternoon, September 10, 2022, a group of people met at the Wilder Outdoor Theater to do a read through of year one of the 3- year trilogy for the Walnut Grove Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant.In an effort to keep the Walnut Grove Laura Ingalls Wilder pageant fresh, and a more historicaly correct timeline, a...

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

Reverend Moses

In the script being developed ” Letters To Rose” by Mark Rosenwinkel there is a new Reverend for the Congregational Church, Reverend Moses. Before him in our production of “Fragments of a Dream” was Reverend Alden. Found in the Library Of Congress historical newspapers from the Redwood gazette a couple articles about Reverend Moses and...

Genevieve Masters

Genevieve is one of the characters we have in the new scripts titled “Letters To Rose” being developed by Mark Rosenwinkel for our Walnut Grove Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant. Laura and Genevieve have a bit of a strained relationship at first but then become friends. You can still watch the live feed and Laura &...

Letters to Rose

October 17th we were live from the Westbrook Walnut Grove Auditorium in Westbrook, Minnesota. This was a special “Behind-the-scenes” look at the process for preparing a new script for the Wilder Pageant.  This activity is funded in part with a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council made possible by the voters of Minnesota, thanks to...