Helps you find what you’re looking for.
Variable-width handwriting script made with a flexible, pointed nib.
Mary’s had a candy poem on it!
Circa 1862 song by J.P.H.
Traditional American folk song.
1879 Will Thompson song.
Prairie ground plum.
How you level a railroad grade.
Sweetened milk and eggs, cooked.
Traditional Scottish and Irish song/dance song.
Pastinaca edulis, a white, spindle-shaped root vegetable.
Please do not plagiarize.
A native of Genoa, in Italy.
A strong twisted thread.
Pretty, light head covering.
Arctic aquatic bird, Alle alle.
1850 Stephen Foster song.
Early De Smet grocer.
Game in which items are deposited and redeemable by a sportive fine.
Ira Sankey hymn.
War hatchet used by American Indians.
A carpenter’s instrument for boring holes, chiefly in...
Tebbutt’s Great Comet of 1881.
Hymn from Pure Gold for the Sunday School.
Land in Ohio, given to Connecticut upon agreement to give up claim to lands in Pennsylvania.
1848 Jesse Hutchinson, Jr. song.
Singing school exercise
1858 Sloan & Atherton song.
Knowledge and fancy preserved in writing.
The Ingallses in Indian Territory.
Superintendent of Schools, 1883.
One who measures land and delineates the same on paper.
Instrument used to remove core sample from a vat of butter, for the sake of testing.
Younger sister of Laura Ingalls; she lived 1870-1946.
Union song from American Civil War.
Cloth ankle covering.
Mrs. Phillip Aubrey Lawrence
Homesteading and town life.
Almanzo Wilder farmed here in 1879-1880.
Pa’s trouble song.
Horace Mann quotation from his Writings, published in 1872.
SD-IA tributary of Missouri River.
Serial killers in 1870s Kansas.
A corruption of St. Gengoulph.
rag. A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered fragment; a shred; a...
The art of spelling words correctly.
Applied to sores to help them heal.
Sisters feuding over a lovely homeplace…and a man.
Laura’s handwritten manuscript.
Almanzo Wilder birthplace.
Owner of first saloon in De Smet and boarder at the Ingallses’.
Buy this book.
“Wake up and watch the cattle!”
County in eastern South Dakota, organized in 1879.
One who is legally bound to another to learn a trade or art.
Salt and sugar pork brine.
Edible fatty substance made by churning cream.
Instructional and entertaining gathering.
The plant and fruit of Curcubita pepo
A popular personification of frost.
Pertaining to the United States of America.
The words of a language.
Early hardware store owner in De Smet.
Ma & Pa’s final resting place.
Laura’s friend and the new clerk at Ruth’s bank.
Large black bird of genus Corvus.
Willie’s toy boat with animals.
1857 James Pierpont song.
Abandoned cemetery off Playhouse Road.
Why didn’t they fly over the creek?
1889 song by Michael Nolan.
Instrument used by lumbermen to move logs.
Machine for winnowing.
Affixed lighting fixture.
Grab to open a door.
We’ll Rally Round the Flag, Boys!
seventhwinter whimsey’s glass slide pendants!
Charles McKay poem.
Oil used for lighting.
Noah’s ark toy piece.
Rock wall enclosure.
Nursery rhyme wordplay on the name Elizabeth.
Laura’s brother (1875-1876)
Laura helped her sew shirts.
…and his first Christmas tree!
Walnut Grove farming family, originally from Canada.
Part of Willie Oleson’s Noah’s Ark toy.
Railroad boss and his brother-in-law.
Hand-made shelf edging.
Family of first depot agent in De Smet.
Improvised grease lamp.
Song from Leslie and Randall’s The Conqueror, page 16.
1847 Epes Sargent poem put to music.
Long Winter song
Farm implement for cutting hay or grain.
1880 Joseph Skelley song.
Byproduct of wine-making process, used in baking as leavening agent.
Winter windowsill flowers.
For rosy doll cheeks.
Bugle-blowing, jigging uncle.
Old Scotch tune.
1869 book by Lizzie Bates about a young boy growing up in Scotland.
Where I would like to be right now.
Pepin Twp., Pepin Co. Wisconsin
Used to teach someone to read.
Climbing plant of the genus Ipomœa.
one seven seven ought
Place of worship.
Carriage propelled by pedals or feet.
The Hard Winter of 1880-1881.
Mr. Boast’s favorite song.
Uncle Peter & Aunt Eliza.
Early De Smet residential area.
De Smet D.T. in the 1880s.
Wm. Rogers’ “Crown” silverplate.
Person who stops the train.
Early De Smet druggist.
Fictional Brewster family in THGY.
Printer and De Smet newspaper owner.
Laura teaches and falls in love.
1817 poem by Charles Wolfe.
17th century Irish tune.
Weekly story paper, published 1855-1898.
Almanzo Wilder’s childhood in Burke NY.
Oliver Wendell Holmes poem set to music.
A flexible, slender twig or branch used as a band for tying.
Rise! Come forward!
Imitated Indian battle cry.
Where cream rises.
1794 Robert Burns poem.
Family living behind the Ingallses in De Smet.
legal document paper
Early lumber man in De Smet.
Crude building paper used for covering.
Legal agreement between nations or sovereigns.
Dough cooked in liquid.
Mother Goose rhyme.
Play song to the tune of Yankee Doodle.
1792 Robert Burns song.
Whoop! How those eggs do smell!
Buckley and Knauff song.
Place for a china shepherdess.
1847 Steele & Winnemore song.
Walnut Grove in the 1870s.
Owner of early grocery store in De Smet.
Frame worn on the neck for lifting or drawing.
A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand.
Older sister and playmate of Almanzo Wilder. She lived 1853-1892.
Used to measure air temperature.
Wheeled frame for the shoe.
Now is now. It can never be a long time ago.
First child of Caroline and Charles Ingalls, 1865-1928; she lost her sight at age 15.
1823 Payne & Bishop song.
1869 P. Benson song.
Jake Zickrick’s skating partner.
Drygoods store owner, Chauncey Clayson
Metal shoe protector.
American bittern, a member of the heron family.
The point of the heavens directly overhead.
Pa’s charade pun.
1793 Robert Burns poem.
Blank booklet for collecting autographs or photos.
A small cottage; a hut or small house.
100-140 gallon cask.
Song from The Conqueror.
This is not Mary & Edwin Sanford!
Military engine used for throwing balls and other instruments of death by the force of gunpowder.
Jacket-like part of a lady’s dress.
Lake Henry & Lake Thompson
Our National Anthem; words by Francis Scott Key.
Bitter purifying medicine.
Passed by Congress, March 3, 1873.
Let’s have some pie!
Long towel with ends sewn together, hung on a rod.
Carrie recited it.
Stores ice blocks in warm weather.
Sweetened cream, congealed by freezing.
Jointed acrobat toy.
He could not learn his letters!
Walnut Grove Congregational minister and missionary in Dakota.
Baleen used in corsets.
De Smet druggist
Isaac Watts hymn.
Weekly family newspaper of the Congregational church.
Fictionalized compiler of ancient nursery rhymes.
Superintendent of Schools, De Smet.
Four don’t go fur…
Brass military horn.
Game in which a ball is thrown over a structure.