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Early drygoods store owner in De Smet.
Dry quart measurements.
Game in which a ball is thrown over a structure.
The first man, the progenitor of the human race.
n. A stake sharpened or pointed, used in fortification and...
To rub hard for the purpose of cleaning.
Superintendent of Schools, De Smet.
An instrument used for writing. / Material used to clean it after writing.
who’s got one?
Unleavened hard bread made from flour and water.
Affixed lighting fixture.
Now is now. It can never be a long time ago.
RWL was their namesake, my dear.
Superintendent of Schools, 1883.
Clears the tracks.
A romantic figure…
Hardware store owner, partnered with his brother Gerald.
Curdled skim milk.
Early undertaker and owner of the first furniture store in De Smet.
English folk song.
January 12, 1888, blizzard.
A mollusk of the genus Ostrea, having a bivalve shell.
Rotating condiment set.
Leavening agents used in baking.
Proprietor of hotel in Burr Oak.
Fair Isle pattern.
Young Laura and Mary’s favorite song!
Put. that. back.
Carbonized plant matter mined and used as fuel.
Why didn’t they fly over the creek?
Aromatic, creeping evergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, having bright red berries.
Climbing plant of the genus Ipomœa.
Older sister and playmate of Almanzo Wilder. She lived 1853-1892.
Hair above the lip.
Crocheted floor covering made of strips of cloth.
Railroad car water for drinking.
A wasting disease, pulmonary tuberculosis.
1794 Robert Burns poem.
Long white sticks of chewiness.
Mr. Boast’s favorite song.
Game in which items are deposited and redeemable by a sportive fine.
De Smet tailor.
Resident of Burr Oak, Iowa, during the Ingallses’ stay...
April 28 – June 27, 1884
Elevated flat land; a plateau.
rag. A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered fragment; a shred; a...
Imitated Indian battle cry.
Kingsbury County prairie pothole lake.
1863 song by Union soldiers.
Deep orange-red gemstone.
2008 horse mural composed of smaller paintings of horses,...
Poem by Ann S. Stephens
official property ownership document
De Smet, D.T., 1883-1885.
Traditional American folk song.
One who makes wheels and carriages.
Laura’s “Aunt Lotty”
Early De Smet banker.
Way down upon the Swanee River!
Document renouncing U.S. subjection to Great Britain.
Hand-made shelf edging.
Almanzo Wilder birthplace.
Four don’t go fur…
Family of first depot agent in De Smet.
Iron block to hammer upon.
Cornmeal and water, cooked.
1822 Albert Gorton Greene poem.
Tribes of arctic America and Greenland. / Snow hut.
Bright spots on either side of the sun.
Arctic aquatic bird, Alle alle.
Place for a china shepherdess.
Severe wind and heavy rain that occurs at or near the time of an equinox.
Blade and handle used to cut oats.
1889 song by Michael Nolan.
Their houses predict winter weather.
Walnut Grove Congregational minister and missionary in Dakota.
Stores ice blocks in warm weather.
What Almanzo’s shocked oats looked like.
Revolving railroad platform.
American bittern, a member of the heron family.
Hymn #52, Pure Gold for the Sunday School
17th century Irish tune.
Pa’s trouble song.
1829 Sir Walter Scott air.
NIckname of Edith Ingalls, Laura’s cousin.
Succulent root vegetable.
Seeds of the flowering plant Eriogonum used as a grain.
Prairie ground plum.
One who ousts another from their land.
The Hard Winter of 1880-1881.
Game played with string twisted on the fingers.
“Twenty froggies went to school…”
De Smet hotel keeper.
Watch out for ankle grabbers!
Question & answer book of religious doctrine.
“Wake up and watch the cattle!”
Classmate of Laura Ingalls in De Smet.
Outdoor tagging game.
1855 poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Knitted bands worn around the wrists for warmth.
Tastes like lemon… or springtime?
1868 A.G. Chase song.
1863 Louis Lambert song.
Aunt Docia’s pretty collar pin.
Lubricant for wagon wheels and other machinery.
Minister of the First Congregational Church of De Smet, 1880-1884.
Act of obtaining an object of desire.
Owner of early grocery store in De Smet.
Byproduct of wine-making process, used in baking as leavening agent.
Game played on a board of 64 squares.
From Independent Fifth Reader.
Military engine used for throwing balls and other instruments of death by the force of gunpowder.
Hard, silvery, brilliant, internal layer of several kinds of shells, particularly oysters.
Name given to various American birds.
Dough cooked in liquid.
Early song brought to America from Britain.
Jake Zickrick’s skating partner.
De Smet D.T. in the 1880s.
Robert Burns tune.
Area eroded by wind & water.
Father of Laura Ingalls. He lived 1836-1902.
To move in a clumsy, ponderous, or noisy manner.
The metal. Or five-cent piece.
1793 Robert Burns poem.
Carriage propelled by pedals or feet.
1871 J.C. Beckel song.
Milliner and dressmaker in De Smet.
Walnut Grove in the 1870s.
Buckley and Knauff song.
A corruption of St. Gengoulph.
Nice place to keep a breast-pin.
Painting at Rev. Brown’s.
1789 Philip Phile march.
Gladly; willingly; freely.
You’re getting warmer…
Poem used to describe Beatrice Sorchan.
1858 J. Warner song.
Large black bird of genus Corvus.
Pioneer method by which dried grass is formed into compact...
Where cream rises.
1865 Harrison Millard song.
David and Molly Beaton.
Currier & Ives print at Rocky Ridge Farm.
Shhh. There’s wheat in the wall!
April 20 – July 10, 1885.
Sisters feuding over a lovely homeplace…and a man.
In 1880-1881, a long, severe, blinding, and bitterly cold snowstorm.
Our National Anthem; words by Francis Scott Key.
Almanzo Wilder’s childhood in Burke NY.
Game of hiding and surprise to amuse a small child.
Early homesteader north of Manchester D.T. Laura Ingalls stayed with them during the spring of 1883.
Sounds like beating drums!
Snow plowed into a field.
Full moon nearest autumnal equinox
A warm covering for receiving the hands.
Ma & Pa’s final resting place.
Triangular end of a building under the roof.
Long towel with ends sewn together, hung on a rod.
Varying area of North America, believed at times to be uninhabitable by civilized man.
1864 Henry Coard song.
Myristica moschata, used as a spice.
1847 Epes Sargent poem put to music.
Friends of the Ingalls family in De Smet.
Horace Mann quotation from his Writings, published in 1872.
Cold sores on hands and feet.
Native spotted flower of tallgrass prairie.
1792 Robert Burns song.
1869 P. Benson song.
A part of a main enclosure which projects toward the exterior.
Railroad car used to move a settler and/or a settler’s goods.
Silk or blend fabric with short shag surface.
Jack will keep other animals from using it.
A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening.
1853 Stephen Foster song.
A streak of silver on the horizon.
Oxide of calcium mixed with water and used for whitening.
Laura’s brother (1875-1876)
The art of spelling words correctly.
Traditional Irish fiddle tune.
The Perry School was on his homestead.
Pertaining to the United States of America.
Song from Leslie and Randall’s The Conqueror, page 16.
Fictional Bill O’Dowd.
Pepin Twp., Pepin Co. Wisconsin
Jean Ingelow poem.