Were you there at the Boston Commons?
I always love stories about Laura events even those I didn’t get to go to.
A recent find in the Lexis-Nexis database is an article in the Boston Globe from May 26, 1999. It spells out what happened on “Little House By Boston Bay Appreciation Day” on Boston Commons.
It also has an interesting description of “Little House” spin-off book author Melissa Wiley. “In a gingham dress and sunbonnet, with braids hanging down her back, she began each morning hauling pails of water a half mile down a dusty path from the museum office to the little sod house where she gave talks for school groups. She churned butter, gathered buffalo chips for the fire and baked bread in an iron cookstove.”
Isn’t that a great description? Were you there?
UPDATED March 24 2017: I added my signature block, added a couple of sentences, and italicized the quote.
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