Third Thursday at Hoover’s – How the Hard Winter of 1880-81 Became The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Third Thursday at Hoover's - How the Hard Winter of 1880-81 Became The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Date/Time
Sep 15, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location
Meeting Room D

Description

This illustrated talk begins with an overview of the Hard Winter of 1880-81 as found in the newspaper record, followed by an exploration of some of Wilder’s struggles to convert her family’s experiences into her nearly perfect novel, The Long Winter.

About the Speaker: Cindy Wilson is passionate about history and enchanted by the prairie landscape. Her award-winning book, The Beautiful Snow: the Ingalls Family, the Railroads, and the Hard Winter of 1880-81, is a new look at the Hard Winter.

This is a free virtual program and is open to the public. Join us in Room D or register here to view it from home with ZOOM.

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