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Farmer Boy By Laura Ingalls Wilder. Almanzo lived here Malone is located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains close to the St. Lawrence River.

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1 Farmer Boy By Laura Ingalls Wilder

2 Almanzo lived here Malone is located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains close to the St. Lawrence River

3 Farmer Boy The boyhood home of Almanzo Wilder Burke, near Malone, NY The Wilder Homestead was the home of James Wilder and his family, including Almanzo Wilder, born February 13, His boyhood here would become the story of Farmer Boy, the second in the series of Little House books written by his wife, Laura Ingalls Wilder

4 There were three barns on the Wilder farm. The Horse Barn, the Big Barn for the cattle and oxen and the South Barn with the feed-room, the hog and calf pens and the threshing floor. On the east side of the barnyard was a high board fence. The barns are being rebuilt using plans that Almanzo drew for Laura when she was writing Farmer Boy.

5 whip

6 This is a yoke for full-grown oxen. Oxen were used to pull wagons, plows and other farm equipment.

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8 Maple Syrup

9 Wintergreen berries

10 stray dog

11 sheep

12 nickel

13 bear

14 The stove in the parlor

15 Chester white pig

16 Oat Cradle

17 potato

18 pumpkin

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20 Ox cart in the snow

21 pocketbook

22 wheelwright

23 A Morgan horse

24 Eventually, Almanzo moved to South Dakota along with his brother Royal, mentioned as a storekeeper in other Little House books, and his sister Eliza Jane. Eliza Jane was both a homesteader and a schoolteacher. Laura Ingalls was one of her pupils.


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