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Friday, February 10, 2017

You Are Invited To A Party For Laura Ingalls Wilder

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame (NCMHOF) will be celebrating the 150th birthday of Laura Ingalls Wilder on Saturday, February 25th, 2017.

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Laura was inducted into the Hall of Fame way back in 1984. It was her experiences growing up on the frontier and her pioneering spirit that garnered her the nomination.

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Also inducted that same year were Caroline Quiner Ingalls, Laura’s “Ma”.

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Laura’s sisters, including Mary Amelia Ingalls

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Carrie Ingalls Swanzey

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…and Grace Ingalls Dow were also nominee’s.

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As well as Laura’s daughter, Rose Wilder Lane.

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The NCMHOF is partnering with the Log Cabin Village Museum to present this special day. It will be a wonderful event for children too as pioneer themed crafts and games as well as butter making demonstrations are planned.

Drawing by Garth Williams.

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I will also be on hand with my family sharing pioneer era artifacts and reproductions as well as photos of the Ingalls family. I’ll talk about all things Laura, enjoy storytime and have a question and answer session.

The majority of the volunteers will be dressed in historic costume and attendees are encouraged to dress up as well.

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All the details for the event can be found HERE.

The museum address:

1720 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Phone: 817-336-4475

Hours of Operation:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-5pm

We hope to see you there!

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I hope you have enjoyed the week of celebrations honoring Laura Ingalls Wilder here at D├ęcor To Adore. Make sure you enter the Little House themed giveaway. It is open through next Wednesday, February 15th.

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Today is the 60th anniversary of Laura’s passing and it is amazing to think about how millions of people all over the world are still celebrating her wonderful life.

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Please enjoy all of the other posts in the “Little House” series.

The Inspirational Faith of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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Nellie Oleson’s Town Party

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Laura’s Country Party

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Little House ~ Laura’s Patchwork Napkins

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Little House ~ DIY Throw Pillows

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Little House ~ Christmas Tree and Decor

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Laura’s Log Cabin Tablecloth DIY

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Laura’s Gingerbread Log Cabin

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Laura’s Red Mitten Garland

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Little House Holiday Breakfast

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Little House Christmas Dinner

The Little House on the Prairie Series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, ill. by Garth Williams:

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Little House Pillowcases

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The Homes of Laura Ingalls Wilder

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8 comments :

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

What a wonderful event. I am sure everyone will love your presentations. Have fun.

Dianna said...

Makes me wish I lived in Texas! This sounds like a wonderful celebration of a life who modeled such a wonderful example of how to live life in simplicity and be content.

Patty Lunde said...

I thought of you last night as I attended a birthday party for Laura. I live just miles from DeSmet, so we are pretty darn proud of our Laura.

Jeanie said...

The photos here are just delightful! I wish that event had been a few weeks ago!

Eilis said...

What a great way to commemorate Laura's birthday!

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

How very exciting, Laura, and what a way to celebrate your namesake's 150th birthday!

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

How exciting for you to be there and share your stories.
warmly,
deb

Mildred said...

Oh how wonderful. Wish I could be there! xoxo