Two books claim to have the answer. But the answer each one presents is very different from the other.
On Aug. 25, 1885, Laura Ingalls Wilder got her first look at the new home she would share with Almanzo, her husband of mere hours. Four years later, almost to the day, the house burned to the ground. Who set the fire?
How much of a hand Laura Ingalls Wilder’s daughter had in writing the “Little House” books has been the subject of debate for years.
The bright circle of lamplight fell across shining plates heaped with Ma’s good bread.
“Here’s something to round out the supper, girls,” said Pa.