A Round Up of Articles About Pepin WI

I’ve decided that I need to make it easier to find articles on certain topics and it was time to hold a good old-fashioned round up.

These posts are all about Pepin, Wisconsin on the shores of beautiful Lake Pepin, really a widening of the Mississippi River. Laura Elizabeth Ingalls was born here Feb. 7, 1867. I have been visiting on a regular basis since 1984 and I’ve been the keynote speaker of their Laura Days in Pepin, held each September since 2006.

Laura Days

Quilts at Wayside Cabin
Quilts at Wayside Cabin

My Report on Laura Days 2012:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2012/11/17/pepin-laura-days-2012

Watch the Video Diaries of my trip:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2013/03/15/pepin-laura-days-video-roundup

Find links for the annual Laura Days event:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2012/09/07/heading-out-for-pepin

My interview with Kitty Latane who wrote the book on Laura’s connection to Pepin and is a longtime board member:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2011/09/02/laura-ingalls-wilder-days-in-pepin

En route to Pepin 2008 (includes photo of Burr Oak’s strawberry butter mold):
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/09/19/burr-oak-spring-valley-pepin

Laura Days 2008 Report:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/09/22/pepin-laura-days (Part 1)
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/09/26/pepin-laura-days-2 (Part 2)

Laura Days 2007 Report:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2007/09/14/pepinspring-valley-trip-2007-part-1 (Part 1)
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2007/09/17/pepinspring-valley-trip-2007-part-2 (Part 2)

Other Pepin Posts

Peppy – The Lake Pepin Monster
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2013/03/17/peppy-the-lake-pepin-monster-2

Hometown Holiday- from the first year they held the winter event:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2010/08/22/hometown-holiday-pepin-wi

Sadly they’ve discontinued their annual essay contest, but this post explains what it was:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2010/07/31/pepin-essay-contest-2010

Historic Buildings Destroyed in Pepin:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2010/02/26/2-more-historic-buildings-destroyed

Pepin Depot Museum:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/04/05/april-sesquicentennial-calendar-pepin-depot

Photos of Pepin in Winter:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/03/27/winter-in-pepin

Christmas Ornament Series, including Pepin:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2012/11/28/christmas-tree-ornaments

His Girl in Overalls (another poet from Pepin):
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2010/07/07/his-girl-in-overalls

Kitty Latane retires as Pepin Newsletter editor:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2010/02/03/kitty-latane

How to Explore a Laura Homesite Town – Get Out and Walk:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2009/11/09/get-out-and-walk

Sadly the Anderson House in Wabasha, Minnesota no longer welcomes visitors to Pepin, but there is a book to tell the tale:
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/11/07/anderson-house-follow-up

UPDATE: I was working on my next round up post and in skimming the post about Renee Graef at Hoover I realized it had a lot about the structure of the cabin in Pepin so I’m adding it to the list.
https://trundlebedtales.wordpress.com/2008/11/25/renee-graef-at-hoover

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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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