A beautiful quote about the archetype along the trail.
Sarah Uthoff in Walnut Grove Wagon
Covered Wagon Sets Off Yet Again…Along the Unknown Trail
“Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder, is America’s Tristan und Isolde. It is one of those myths by which a country’s spirit moves. In the heart of every Yankee is the picture of Pa, Ma, the brave little girls and the log cabin left behind as the covered wagon sets off yet again across the inevitable creek, along the unknown trail.”
So said Linda Blandford in the July 7, 1987 issue of the London Guardian. (Aren’t databases wonderful.)
UPDATED October 23 2018: I fixed the formatting on the quote. It’s an amazing one that I thrill to read again every time. I added my signature block and a photo of me in a wagon.
Sarah S. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five…
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