Essay Contest Winners awarded for 2019
The winners of the annual essay contest were announced at the Almanzo Wilder Farm’s Celebration of Youth event on July 20th. Honorary Laura for 2019 is Angelina Polniaszek of Rouses Point. Honorary Almanzo for 2019 is Isaiah Kingsley Of Brushton-Moira Elementray School. First alternates are Sophie Caitlin from Flanders Elementary School in Malone and Hayden Schad from Rouses Point Elementary School. Second alternates are Oliva Kirk and George Chaney, both from Rouses Point Elementary School.
North Country artists are invited to participate in the 2019 Wilder Homestead’s Juried Art Show, As Time Passes. The tenth annual show will be a showcase of regional artists’ two dimensional works with relationship to the life of the Wilders at the time they lived at the homestead in Burke, NY (1840-1875). Artwork is due by September 20th. Hanging fee is $20, which includes a one year membership to the Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder Association. Entries can be dropped off at the Wilder Farm on 177 Stacy Road in Burke. Artwork will be on display in the one room schoolhouse September 23 through 29. For more information, call the Wilder Homestead at 518-483-1207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.