Sod House on the Prairie
www.sodhouse.org

The McCone Sod Houses
12598 Magnolia Avenue
Sanborn, Mn 56083-9461
This is located 20 miles from Walnut Grove.
It is on the Laura Ingalls Historic Highway,
1 mile east, ¼ mile south of Junction of Highway 71 & 14.

There are two full-sized houses furnished like the 1880s surrounded by prairie grasses and wildflowers.
 
 

*Self guided tours

*Exhibit open daily

*April October

*Age 6 and under free

*Admission $3.00

*Group tours, call for 

appointment 507-723-5138

Be an overnight guest!!!

*Oil lamps of lights

*Two double beds and fainting couch

*Wood-burning stove

*Outhouse

*Wash pitcher & bowl

*Prairie clothes to dress in

*Full breakfast served (For bed & breakfast reservations, call 507-723-5138)


 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

Stan McCone built these sod replicas in 1987-1988 as a personal tribute to the homesteaders who came to this treeless prairie. Stan and his family presently live on the farmsite where the sod houses are standing.

 WALNUT GROVE PAGE HOME OF THE LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE


The wildflowers are blooming all summer. Their peak time is july.
The tallgrass prairie reaches its height in late summer-early fall.
FIND OUT WHAT IT'S LIKE TO TOUR THE SOD HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE EXHIBIT AND EXPERIENCE THE LIFESTYLE OF LAURA INGALLS WILDER
LEARN HOW YOU CAN STAY IN REAL SOD HOUSE AND BE A PIONEER FOR THE NIGHT
AT THIS UNIQUE BED AND BREAKFAST
LEARN ABOUT STAN MCCONE'S "FIELD OF DREAMS"
Virginia McCone invites you to check out her website at
www.sodhouse.org
Virginea writes a column, Jelly Beans, for the Lamberton News

2002
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