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Wilder Homestead

177 Stacy Rd, Malone, NY 12953-4425
+1 518-483-1207
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I grew up reading the Laura Ingalls Wilder books, but who knew they were so popular worldwide? In... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annbarbieaim
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Yorktown, Virginia
history preserved i burke, ny

Very interesting place to visit, Well preserved house and barns have been rebuilt. The staff are... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Pamela H
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burke,ny
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“boyhood home” (5 reviews)
“farmer boy” (10 reviews)
“laura ingalls” (9 reviews)
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177 Stacy Rd, Malone, NY 12953-4425
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+1 518-483-1207
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up reading the Laura Ingalls Wilder books, but who knew they were so popular worldwide? In the summer you will see people from all across the globe making a pilgrimage to the place where Farmer Boy is set. They do a good job...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Very interesting place to visit, Well preserved house and barns have been rebuilt. The staff are well informed and enjoy sharing the history of the farm and people who lived there.

Thank Pamela H
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Our family always enjoys visiting the Almanzo Wilder Homestead. The original house is well preserved, and the barns have been rebuilt on their historical foundations . Many artifacts are available for viewing as well. The staff is very knowledge and friendly, and there is a...More

Thank Jacque224
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

The guides here are so knowledgable and helpful. There is much more to see and do than just tour the home and grounds. Many times of the year they have special events, such as civil war reinactments, and they have "Christmas with Almanzo" in December.

Thank BKZK
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Great place to enjoy as a family or on a school field trip. All visitors are able to tour the home, school, barn, outbuildings and store. The staff is dressed in period appropriate clothing. They are knowledgeable about the history of the era and the...More

Thank FiveinthefamilyNY
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Wilder Farm is one of the premier historical sites in New York State. It is the boyhood home of Almanzo Wilder, the husband of Laura Ingalls Wilder the Author of "The Little House on the Prairie" books. Her book "Farmer Boy" is about the...More

Thank Michael1119
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Fun, funny, insightful guides who thoroughly enjoy what they're doing - and the enthusiasm is infectious. Even if you've not read LIW's book "Farm Boy," the homestead serves as a window into the lives of America's homesteaders and early citizens. The house (original) and the...More

Thank James F
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Fantastic Tour. Our tour guide was informative and answered every questioned asked. Beautifuil country and home. Great tour for children of all ages.

Thank Dan G
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We found this tour to be fantastic of the Almanzo Wilder's boyhood home, and the rebuilt barns and schoolhouse. Thorough tour with lots of information. We also enjoyed the museum before the tour and walked down to the Trout River across the road from the...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

We are a large family who have enjoyed reading the Little House books out loud several times, and Farmer Boy is the family favorite. I highly recommend reading it before you visit as it will make the visit far more enjoyable. We were on our...More

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Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
The tour did not take long at all and our guide was very informative and answered so many questions from just the 4 of us on the tour (last of the day). I wouldn't like to have gone on my own and missed so much history and... More
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