After Laura’s death in 1957, her daughter Rose Wilder Lane and Mansfield resident and close friend Irene Lichty, formed the Wilder Home Association with the vision to preserve intact the Wilder home and its many treasures.
At that time, the association got its start with the establishment of $100.00 memberships – the exact amount Laura and Almanzo saved to purchase the land we would affectionately come to know as Rocky Ridge Farm.
Over the years, we have been blessed by our many supporters who share our same vision and values.
Today, we seek not only to preserve Laura’s legacy but to continue her story by supporting the future of the historic Rocky Ridge Farm.
It’s an exciting time to become a member and we encourage your consideration.
The mission of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home & Museum is to inspire curiosity and foster learning about the American pioneer experience through the life and literature of Laura Ingalls Wilder by providing engaging and authentic experiences; to preserve, protect, and care for the collection and historic buildings; and to sustain the historic landscape.