Mr. Boast’s favorite song.
Neva Whaley Harding tribute.
Mary’s roommate in Vinton.
Laura helped her sew shirts.
Traditional American folk song.
1845 song by Joseph W. Turner.
Railroad boss and his brother-in-law.
Poem in three parts by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Coals on top and below.
Hymnal owned by the Ingalls family.
Pertaining to the United States of America.
snug and comfortable
Proprietor of the Exchange Hotel in De Smet, 1880-1882.
Poem used to describe Beatrice Sorchan.
Daniel Decatur Emmett song.
They’d pull a barn, if hitched to it.
Milliner and dressmaker in De Smet.
Pepin Twp., Pepin Co. Wisconsin
Christmas present for Laura
To rub hard for the purpose of cleaning.
Ouch! Something bit me!
Laura’s best friend in De Smet
Laura teaches and falls in love.
Long white sticks of chewiness.
Poem by Ann S. Stephens
You’re getting warmer…
Railroad car water for drinking.
Town in Brown Co., MN.
Walnut Grove, Burr Oak, and De Smet family known by the Ingallses.
The Ingalls family moved here in 1879.
Jointed acrobat toy.
Town in Wright County, Missouri.
Rain protection for buggy.
Owner of first saloon in De Smet and boarder at the Ingallses’.
Jean Ingelow poem.
January 12, 1888, blizzard.
1848 Jesse Hutchinson, Jr. song.
Harrigan & Hart minstrel show.
Ingallses lived here with Uncle Peter.
The first man, the progenitor of the human race.
George Hartwig’s The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature.
Union song from American Civil War.
Salt and sugar pork brine.
Where I would like to be right now.
1847 Steele & Winnemore song.
Prairie ground plum.
The Hard Winter of 1880-1881.
1823 Payne & Bishop song.
1850 Stephen Foster song.
Shhh. There’s wheat in the wall!
To move in a clumsy, ponderous, or noisy manner.
A native of Genoa, in Italy.
Land in Ohio, given to Connecticut upon agreement to give up claim to lands in Pennsylvania.
He was MARRIED, people!!
Document renouncing U.S. subjection to Great Britain.
President of Kingsbury County Bank in De Smet.
One who ousts another from their land.
The City, a Mc Kee plain glassware pattern.
1847 Epes Sargent poem put to music.
1780 R.B. Sheridan drinking song.
1865 E.M.H. Gates hymn.
Prairie Song Companion
The art of spelling words correctly.
1869 book by Lizzie Bates about a young boy growing up in Scotland.
English folk song.
One who makes wheels and carriages.
Bitter purifying medicine.
Varying area of North America, believed at times to be uninhabitable by civilized man.
Narrow passageway, distinct from public street.
1878 Glover & Carpenter song.
Mrs. Phillip Aubrey Lawrence
1850 Emily Oakley poem.
Father of Laura Ingalls. He lived 1836-1902.
De Smet Wagon Shop.
Song from The Conqueror.
Wooden house built on Charles Ingalls’ Plum Creek preemption claim.
Turns wool into yarn.
1842 Thomas Dunn English song.
Hymn #52, Pure Gold for the Sunday School
…last night she died
Weekly family newspaper of the Congregational church.
Run and jump game.
April 20 – July 10, 1885.
Happy Birthday, Laura!
Brother of Carter Sherwood.
Sisters feuding over a lovely homeplace…and a man.
A large nut, the fruit of a species of Æsculus.
One who is legally bound to another to learn a trade or art.
Uncle Peter & Aunt Eliza.
Husband of Mattie Masters.
Early De Smet banker.
1876 hymn, Beulah Land.
Straps worn for holding up pants.
railroad section house occupied by the Ingallses in 1879-1880
A semi-nomadic finch, Spiza americana.
Walnut Grove in the 1870s.
Immature, raw, awkward.
Dakota Central comes to De Smet.
…and his first Christmas tree!
Isaac Watts hymn.
Early undertaker and owner of the first furniture store in De Smet.
Walnut Grove revival singer.
Blue-and-white tableware with Chinese story paintings.
The berry of the bramble, Rubus fruticosous.
Hard, silvery, brilliant, internal layer of several kinds of shells, particularly oysters.
“100 feet deep & tapering off for 1/4 mile”
Almanzo Wilder’s childhood in Burke NY.
Weekly story paper, published 1855-1898.
Game in which a ball is thrown over a structure.
Expression used at the end of prayers.
Old Scotch tune.
Hard Winter wheat settler
Dwelling built into the earth.
Walnut Grove farming family, originally from Canada.
Horace Mann quotation from his Writings, published in 1872.
Smoked a pipe & grew pretty flowers.
Wm. Rogers’ “Crown” silverplate.
Hartville, Mo. study club.
Leavening agents used in baking.
Let’s have some pie!
Florence Wilkin’s father.
4th President of the U.S.
Legal agreement between nations or sovereigns.
1889 song by Michael Nolan.
Game of hiding and surprise to amuse a small child.
1883 Henry Wellge drawing of De Smet
1863 Louis Lambert song.
Industrialist and founder of Ford Motor Company.
De Smet hotel keeper.
A wasting disease, pulmonary tuberculosis.
Once upon a time, 60 years ago…
One of the earliest Stephen Foster songs.
…for two pieces of money.
Only Ingalls home in original location.
American bittern, a member of the heron family.
Superintendent of Schools, De Smet.
Elizabeth Allen poem.
Norma Lee Browning article about Rose Wilder Lane.
Ma’s brother, married to Pa’s sister Polly.
Abandoned cemetery off Playhouse Road.
The Ingallses in Indian Territory.