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Address: Lincoln Street, Mansfield, MO
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Paid my respects

Cemetery is well kept. The Wilder graves are signposted and easy to locate. It was important to me to come here & pay my respects. Others had left items and messages on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2015
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Pershore, United Kingdom
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Pershore, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Cemetery is well kept. The Wilder graves are signposted and easy to locate. It was important to me to come here & pay my respects. Others had left items and messages on the graves, which was touching.

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Thank HelenMiller2014
Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The cemetery is easily found, our tour guide at the Wilder home gave excellent directions. The Wilder graves are marked and easily found, it is not a large cemetery.

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Thank RKBOhio
Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Newer grave markers of Laura and Almanzo and their daughter Rose. The Wilders lived nearly their entire adult life in Mansfield and it's where the books were written.

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Thank Ohiothoughts
Waverly, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We were there as a part of our sight seeing of Laura Ingalls Wilder sites. It is a beautiful cemetery. Very well kept.

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Thank Robin B
Sparta,IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

We put a "bright" penny on Laura's headstone. Other than that it was a regular cemetery. Well marked and easy to find

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Thank loriann5761
Tampa, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

It is a quite, serene, well maintained cemetery. Although you can visit all of the places that Laura Ingalls Wilder lived, Mansfield is the only one where you can visit her, Almanzo's and their daughter, Rose, final resting place.

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Oxford, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Tiny country cemetery with good signage to locate Laura and Almanzo's graves. Very quick stop, respectfully visit the graves and you're done. If you're really dedicated, researching the names of friends and town notables during the time the Wilders were alive, then searching for those graves (or looking them up on a gravesite guide website for confirmation) would extend your... More 

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Thank doreikah
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

After reading the "Little House" books for so many years, it was interesting to see where Laura, Almanzo, and Rose are all buried. It really brings "history" to life.

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Thank LadyNancymarie
Ankeny, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The graves are well marked - just turn at Caseys and follow the signs once you arrive at the graveyard. Unsure why people put rocks and money on the grave stones.

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Batesville, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Very interesting to see the grave sites of Almanzo, Laura and Rose. Sorta takes you back in time. Interesting to see the things that visitors have left on the grave for them. Very nice

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