Happy Holidays

Today I am wishing the very merriest of Christmases by sharing a lovely video from Connors Prairie.

If you’ve never heard of Connors Prairie they are one of the major living history site around the country. They mostly focus on 1830s which is pre-Laura, but it’s where I got my awesome pig’s tail photo.  They do both first person interpretation (where all the people you interact with act that it really is in this case the 1830s and immersion programs where you yourself take on a historic character, most famously by taking on a role in a hunt for runaway slaves either slave or slave hunter – truly a powerful program that makes you think). I think you will enjoy the video.

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Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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