REPRINT 1985: Prairie Pageant at Walnut Grove
The Laura Ingalls Wilder pageant still goes on at Walnut Grove, just like this 1985 photo shows. It's funny, though, you can tell what era this was taken in despite the fact that they're in pio... Posted on 6/27/10 at 1:00 PM
Walnut Grove's Wilder Pageant begins this weekend
WALNUT GROVE — Tall grasses wave in the breeze as, in the distance, a team of horses leads a covered wagon along the banks of Plum Creek. Music begins to play and, if you look closely, you might see fireflies dancing in the distance as the sun sets over southwest Minnesota’s prairie landscape.
WILDER — During the heyday of its southwest Minnesota location, the Breck School offered Greek, shorthand, mechanical engineering and even mandolin lessons for students too old for grade school and “too backward” for high school, catering especially to farmers.
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