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Address: Lincoln Street, Mansfield, MO

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Final resting place for Ma and Pa Wilder and Rose

A small cemetery just a few blocks from the Wilder House and museum. Yes we took pictures of my wife and the headstones. My wife is a lifelong Laura Ingalls Wilder fan and for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Portland
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Portland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
59 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

A small cemetery just a few blocks from the Wilder House and museum. Yes we took pictures of my wife and the headstones. My wife is a lifelong Laura Ingalls Wilder fan and for her, this was a must visit along with the house and museum.

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USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Nice chance to see the gravesites for the Wilder's and their daughter. Many other poignant gravesites of children and babies who died near the turn of the century as well, reminding you of the realities of life 100 years ago.

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New Haven, Indiana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

we stopped by the cemetery to pay our respects. well managed. The graves were easy to find. Staff at the Wilder home gave us directions. Easy to locate.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The cemetery is just a short distance into town from Laura Ingalls Wilder's Home and Museum. There is a map on the back of your tickets if you stop by the museum first. Once you arrive at the small town cemetery, there are nice, clearly marked signs to show you to Laura Wilder's grave. Her husband and daughter are also... More 

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Springfield
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145 reviews 145 reviews
54 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were flying blind when we came into Mansfield looking for the Laura Ingalls Wilder home and ended up driving by this little cemetery on the hill. After we finished our tour of the house and museum, we decided to go back to the cemetery and find their graves. Seemed like the right thing to do to show our respect... More 

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Vadnais Heights, Minnesota
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189 reviews 189 reviews
120 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Well taken care of and peaceful. It's easy to find the grave sites as well as the cemetery. A part of Laura lore.

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Springfield, MO
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97 reviews 97 reviews
42 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Interesting to see the graves of the Laura and her family. Definitely worth it while there. I wouldn't take young children there.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The cemetery is peaceful and well maintain. The graves of Laura and her family are well marked. You can see them easily from your car, but I chose to walk over to them and visit closer. Unlike another reviewer, we did not have any difficulty locating the actual cemetery--there was an easily seen sign.

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

A relatively small, historic cemetery. The LIW graves are well signed but are easy to recognizing by the way they standout, even if you remain in your car and just drive through for a quick look. Very well maintained and easy to find - very near downtown Mansfield.

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Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

You'll see lots of new and old headstones at the Mansfield Cemetery. Follow the signs on the corners if you want to go directly to the Laura Ingalls Wilder grave.

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