Rose Wilder Lane


Rose Wilder lane was an author of many magazine articles and books. She was a novelist, travel writer, and also wrote about politics. Born in 1886, she did many things differently than other women of her time. She wore short dresses, cut her hair, and spoke her mind.

Rose lived in many different places when she was young, but spent her last years in Danbury. She loved to travel all over the world. Her mother, Laura Ingalls Wilder, wrote the Little House on the Prairie books.


photo courtesy of Danbury Museum

J. Kilcourse

revised 11/4/09

More Information:
Rose's autobiography
A performance of Rose Wilder Lane by Dr. Shaw of Western Connecticut State College.