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Early photo, Walnut Grove.

Historic photo of Walnut Grove, description of this website is quite different than how the tv show tells it.

Laura Ingalls Wilder

Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the Little House on the Prairie books

L to R: Grace Ingalls, Mary Ingalls, Laura Ingalls.  Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum - Mansfield, Missouri

Little House on the Prairie: Carrie Ingalls, Mary Ingalls & Laura Ingalls The REAL Ingalls girls

Laura and Almanzo in 1940 -- Laura would live until 1957

The power of Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little House on the Prairie~The real Laura and Almanzo Wilder circa 1940 - laura-ingalls-wilder photo / one of my favorite shows back in the day.

Caroline Ingalls, Laura's mother. At sixteen, she started as a teacher, but married Charles Ingalls in February of 1860 ending her career. She followed her husband through numerous moves and before she extracted a promise from her husband that their next move would be their last. The family settled in Dakota Territory on Silver Lake outside what would be the town De Smet, SD.

Ma Ingalls (Caroline Lake Quiner Ingalls) was born on December 1839 in Brookfield, Wisconsin, Here she is at 21 years old.

Almanzo Wilder & Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1940s

Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder- Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (Feb 1867 – Feb was an American author who wrote the Little House series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family.