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Laura Ingalls Wilder

(1867 - 1957)

  • Born in the "Big Woods" of Wisconsin
  • Family stayed briefly in Kansas Territory, then the Dakotas
  • Shared stories about growing up with her daughter Rose
  • Published the "Little House" book series about Laura, Mary, and Carrie in the 1930s
  • Little House on the Prairie was about her experience in Kansas

Find more about Laura Ingalls Wilder in Kansapedia.

Photo courtesy Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home & Museum