Laura Ingalls Wilder Turns 150 Today

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Turns 150 Today

Julia Fassero, Editor in Chief

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Today is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s 150th birthday.  She was born in Pepin, Wisconsin, on February 7, 1867.  Laura Ingalls Wilder is best known for her book series, Little House on the Prairie.  Laura married Almanzo Wilder in 1885, and her daughter, Rose, was born in 1886.  Her son was born in 1889, but he died when he was only 12 days old.  Laura’s book series was made into a television series which spanned 9 seasons.  Laura Ingalls Wilder died in 1957 in Mansfield, Missouri.

 

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