AAA Editor Notes
Wilder Homestead—Boyhood Home of Almanzo Wilder is 2.5 mi. e. of SR 30 on US 11, 1 mi. s. on CR 23, 1 mi. s. on Donahue Rd, then .5 mi. on Stacy Rd., following signs. The boyhood home of Laura Ingalls Wilder's husband Almanzo was the setting for her novel “Farmer Boy.” It is furnished in period. A visitor center museum displays family photographs and a model of the farm as described in the book. On the grounds are a restored, original, 1840-1843 farmhouse as well as three barns constructed from drawings of the original barns built by James Wilder and a replica one-room schoolhouse.
Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted.