137. LAURA INGALLS WILDER (Part Two)
September 29, 1980
Unable to farm the land he just purchased, Almanzo calls off wedding until he can recover his losses. He and Laura have an argument about her working and Laura decides to leave Almanzo to take the teaching position. Eliza Jane is heart-broken she learns Harv is leaving because he is in love with someone else. Realizing that she needs a change, Eliza Jane decides to leave Walnut Grove under the pretense that she and Harv were going to be married. She tells Almanzo to go after Laura now that he can have the house to himself and Laura can teach in Walnut Grove. Laura and Almanzo wed at the blind school in Sleepy Eye.