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Trundlebed Tales host Sarah S. Uthoff will look at Laura Ingalls Wilder and other classic children's literature and social history including historic foodways and one-room schools.

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This is the second episode in our series of Touring Plans. Today's plan is for Midwest Old Threshers. This event has been held every year since 1950 and is probably only second to the Iowa State Fair in size and scope of an Iowa event. It's held every year on the Threshers Grounds in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Different facets include antique cars, horses, a wild west town complete with cowboys and a real train, electric trolleys, an 1840s log cabin village, a parade of power, drive a tractor, ride a steam carosel country music stars, and of course, Threshing machines. There is even more than that so check out our touring plan so you too can get the most of your day at Old Threshers.
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Join host Sarah S. Uthoff as she explains about the Laura Ingalls Wilder patch and the event she designed to make sure Girl Scouts could earn it. Uthoff was co-chair of the patch event at Ushers Ferry Historic Village for 10 years.

Check in on what's going on in the world of Laura Ingalls Wilder this month. Also check in on Betsy-Tacy, L.M. Montgomery, and one-room schools.

In honor of the centennial of the Titanic sinking join host Sarah S. Uthoff as she talks with Julie Williams about her new book about her relatives who survived the Titanic sinking. "A Rare Titanic Family" chronicles the story of Albert and Sylvia... more

Join host Sarah S. Uthoff as she talks with Robin Robinson about being involved in Roller Derby.

In celebration of National Read Aloud Day, list to host Sarah S. Uthoff as she shares some selections from readers that were common in one-room schools, including the same type of reader Laura Ingalls Wilder used.

Join host Sarah S. Uthoff as she and Prof. Amy Lauters of University of Minnesota-Mankato talk about the national Laura Ingalls Wilder conference that will be held in Mankato, Minnestoa this July. We'll talk a little bit about the... more

Join host Sarah Uthoff as interviews Michelle Martin about the hobby of Storm Chasing. Learn about how storm chasers deal with tornadoes, how you can identify one might be coming, and how to safely deal with a storm.

Welcome to our second annual on air birthday celebration for author and pioneer Laura Ingalls Wilder. Last year we talked about the history of celebrating birthdays, this year we want to talk about how Laura Ingalls Wilder effected our... more

Come talk with host Sarah Uthoff as Travel Times talks going to a historic meal. Whether at a living history site or a historic restaurant, learn how to have a truly historic meal.

Join us as we review what went on in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom this year. We mark one year of Trundlebed Tales podcasts with this episode. Please look at it as an opportunity to check in with us. Think about calling in, commenting in... more

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