Laura Ingalls Wilder Building Part 1

Revisiting the start of my Laura building.

Sarah's Notebook

 I have been talking about my Laura Ingalls Wilder building for a while now, but I haven’t dedicated a post to explaining what it is and I thought it was time I did.

Inspiration Strikes!

I was inspired for this particular project by a TV news story featuring a man who collected Roy Rogers and had a Roy Rogers room in his house. His collection was eventually made part of a museum.

Find it here: http://www.dumontmuseum.com

Chicken Coop Caper

I thought, “what if I could have a whole room just for my Laura Ingalls Wilder collection?” And the plotting and planning began. We eventually decided that I could have it built where the chicken coop was. The coop was in bad shape and was way too large for our current chicken/egg production level. It had been put in place when my grandmother was selling eggs, fryers, old hens, etc. It…

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Sarah Uthoff - Trundlebed Tales

Sarah S. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many times at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. She is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales fighting 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. How can you help? Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, look at her photos, and find her on Facebook , Twitter , Google+, LinkedIn , SlideShare, and Academia.edu . Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and former director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.

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