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Courtesy of Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum
Wilder DaysLittle girls enjoy "Little House" books at the Wilder Days in Mansfield.
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Courtesy of Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum
Mark Twain homeMark Twains' boyhood home has been open to the public since 1912.
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Courtesy of Shepherd of the Hills
Inspiration TowerInspiration Tower at Shepherd of the Hills offers a 230-foot view of the hills to the northwest of Branson.
Missouri Authors Provide a Sense of Place
These destinations enrich our connections to three of Missouri's greatest literary artists: Mark Twain, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Harold Bell Wright.
Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum, Hannibal
The Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal has been open to the public since 1912 and preserves a campus of buildings that dates to the 1840s.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home and Museum
Also known as the Rocky Ridge Farm, Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote her famous "Little House" books here.
Shepherd of the Hills Historic Homestead and Old Mill Theatre
The Shepherd of the Hills park offers visitors a direct experience of that storytelling. At the park’s outdoor Old Mill Theatre, hundreds of actors have dramatized the novel onstage in 50 seasons of performances. Along with the play, visitors should swing by Old Matt’s Homestead