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The Big Adventures of a Little Press on the Prairie

March 15, 2019  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This event has been postponed until a later date to be announced. Please call 605-394-6923 with any questions.



Nancy Tystad Koupal presents, "The Big Adventures of a Little Press on the Prairie."

Explore the lasting legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder with the director of the Pioneer Girl Project and learn about over 20 years of publishing as experienced by the South Dakota Historical Society Press.

Wilder is one of the great American storytellers. Millions of people in the United States and beyond have read her “Little House” books. Beloved by many, her writing has stood the test of time, and she continues to have stories to tell.

Founded in 2010, the Pioneer Girl Project is dedicated to researching and publishing a comprehensive edition of "Pioneer Girl," Wilder’s autobiography, and books dedicated to exploring her life and works.

Koupal is the director and founding editor of the Pioneer Girl Project and the South Dakota Historical Society Press, which published the "New York Times" bestseller "Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography.

Koupal received a master's degree in English from Morehead State University in Kentucky and did postgraduate work in American literature at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Koupal is also editor/annotator of "Our Landlady" by L. Frank Baum and of "Pioneer Girl Perspectives: Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder."

Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and half-off for members. Call 394-6923 to reserve.

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Tour guides available. Please call (605) 394-6923 one week prior to visit to schedule.