Information on the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Sites
- 1 Information on the Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Sites
- 2 Pepin, Wisconsin
- 3 Malone, New York
- 4 Rothville, Missouri
- 5 Independence, Kansas
- 6 Walnut Grove, Minnesota
- 7 Burr Oak, Iowa
- 8 De Smet, South Dakota
- 9 Vinton, Iowa
- 10 Mansfield, Missouri
- 11 Spring Valley, Minnesota
- 12 Westville, Florida
- 13 Cuba, New York
- 14 Keystone, South Dakota
- 15 Pomona, California
Information on the different locations in the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder. You can also view the Laura Ingalls Wilder address page for quick reference to all the sites.
If you are traveling between the sites, visit our site travel distances page.
Pepin, Wisconsin is where Little House in the Big Woods took place, and where Laura was born.
Malone, New York
Where Almanzo Wilder was born, and where Farmer Boy took place.
The Ingalls lived here after leaving the Big Woods and before they went to Kansas.
Where Little House on the Prairie took place, and where Carrie Ingalls was born.
Walnut Grove, Minnesota
Where On the Banks of Plum Creek took place. It was also made famous as the town in the popular television series Little House on the Prairie.
Burr Oak, Iowa
Often referred to as the time between the books, Laura and her family lived here after leaving Plum Creek. It was a painful time for the family, so she never wrote about it in the series.
De Smet, South Dakota
De Smet was the place for the final five books in the Little House series, By the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie, These Happy Golden Years and The First Four Years.
Vinton is where Mary attended school after she became blind.
Where Laura and Almanzo resided for most of their lives, and where Laura wrote her Little House books.
Spring Valley, Minnesota
Many members of the Wilder family resided in Spring Valley. And Almanzo, Laura, and Rose lived there for a year and a half in 1890-91.
Laura, Almanzo and Rose lived in Florida for a short time in 1891, where Laura’s cousin Peter resided.
Cuba, New York
The birthplace of Charles Phillip Ingalls, Laura’s father.
Keystone, South Dakota
Where Carrie resided for most of her adult life.
The manuscript for Little Town on the Prairie resides at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Room of the Pomona Library in California.