Light when the sun is 0-18 degrees below the horizon.
Pa’s charade pun.
Variable-width handwriting script made with a flexible, pointed nib.
Bitter purifying medicine.
How you level a railroad grade.
Shelf above a fireplace.
Immature, raw, awkward.
Prairie ground plum.
1780 R.B. Sheridan drinking song.
1817 poem by Charles Wolfe.
One of the first settlers in Kingsbury Co.
1868 A.G. Chase song.
1847 Steele & Winnemore song.
A lash tied to a handle.
Blade and handle used to cut oats.
Four don’t go fur…
Father of Laura Ingalls. He lived 1836-1902.
Written testimony of fact.
Stephen Foster song.
1844 Virginia Minstrels song.
1857 James Pierpont song.
1794 Robert Burns poem.
I bet you can spell this word.
Hymn 18, Pure Gold for the Sunday School.
Union song from American Civil War.
Winter windowsill flowers.
1853 Stephen Foster song.
Railroad contractor who inspired a song.
Varying area of North America, believed at times to be uninhabitable by civilized man.
Owner of first saloon in De Smet and boarder at the Ingallses’.
Rotating condiment set.
One who is legally bound to another to learn a trade or art.
“froze stark stiff”
Parlor game in which players try to remain silent.
The order of letters in a word. / A book of exercises on the order of letters.
NIckname of Edith Ingalls, Laura’s cousin.
His wife wanted Laura.
Laura Ingalls Wilder’s memoir.
A romantic figure…
A certainty, as is death.
Cornmeal and water, cooked.
1789 Philip Phile march.
Willie’s toy boat with animals.
1864 Henry Coard song.
1883 Henry Wellge drawing of De Smet
Expression used at the end of prayers.
Daniel Decatur Emmett song.
The Ingalls family moved here in 1879.
1865 E.M.H. Gates hymn.
Variety of husk tomato.
Cold sores on hands and feet.
Kingsbury County farmer.
Carriage propelled by pedals or feet.
Superintendent of Schools, 1883.
Seeds of the flowering plant Eriogonum used as a grain.
From Robert Herrick poem.
Where I would like to be right now.
1856 Benjamin Hamby song.
Poem by Ann S. Stephens
Large black bird of genus Corvus.
Mr. Edwards sings it!
Male of the fallow deer, and leather made from its skin.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem.
Hymn #7, Pure Gold for the Sunday School.
A semi-nomadic finch, Spiza americana.
Blue-and-white tableware with Chinese story paintings.
One of the earliest Stephen Foster songs.
Harrigan & Hart minstrel show.
Pioneer method by which dried grass is formed into compact...
Caught by blizzard of ’88.
Husband of Mattie Masters.
Serial killers in 1870s Kansas.
Byproduct of wine-making process, used in baking as leavening agent.
1889 song by Michael Nolan.
Robert Browning poem.
Dakota Central comes to De Smet.
1861 William Hunter song.
4840 square yards of land.
A mollusk of the genus Ostrea, having a bivalve shell.
1845 song by Joseph W. Turner.
Our National Anthem; words by Francis Scott Key.
Brother of Carter Sherwood.
Stone used as tablet for writing upon.
Traditional Irish fiddle tune.
American bittern, a member of the heron family.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning poem.
Affixed lighting fixture.
LIW / RWL books & articles
The railroad comes to Dakota.
In the frosty mornings and the chilly evenings when they went...
Poem in three parts by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
1865 Harrison Millard song.
Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Buy this book.
Song from Lalla Rookh.
1842 Thomas Dunn English song.
Antilocapra cervicapra of North America.
Military engine used for throwing balls and other instruments of death by the force of gunpowder.
Thin, narrow board for fastening or joining.
Long Winter song
Family of first depot agent in De Smet.
Hymn #22, Pure Gold for Sunday School.
The big one between the lakes.
mica for stove windows
You’re getting warmer…
1863 song by Union soldiers.
1850 Stephen Foster song.
Abandoned cemetery off Playhouse Road.
…for two pieces of money.
Almanzo Wilder’s childhood in Burke NY.
Pa’s favorite hymn.
Medicine used to treat malaria, made from cinchona bark.
Sail on, silver moon…
Song from The Conqueror.
Old Scotch tune.
NW and SE corners of Calumet and Second.
Pertaining to the United States of America.
Container to save strands of hair in.
Fictional Bill O’Dowd.
Edible fatty substance made by churning cream.
Buckley and Knauff song.
A small cottage; a hut or small house.
Sweetened milk and eggs, cooked.
Superintendent of Schools, De Smet.
Ho. Ho. Ho.
The Ingallses in Indian Territory.
Little town along the Zumbro River.
Jointed acrobat toy.
Small aquatic bird.
Singing school song from The Conqueror.
Heather Williams book.
Younger sister of Laura Ingalls; she lived 1870-1946.
Snow plowed into a field.
Song from Leslie and Randall’s The Conqueror, page 16.
Hymn #85, Pure Gold for the Sunday Schools
Curdled skim milk.
Walnut Grove farming family, originally from Canada.
Singing school song.
Winter for seven months!
Game in which items are deposited and redeemable by a sportive fine.
Kingsbury County prairie pothole lake.
Animal horn in which gunpowder is carried.
A number of large beasts assembled together.
Neighbors of Ingalls family in Pepin Co.
Bar to attach traces to.
Carbonized plant matter mined and used as fuel.
Collection of items distributed to the needy.
Oxide of calcium mixed with water and used for whitening.
The Hard Winter of 1880-1881.
Instructional and entertaining gathering.
Minister of the First Congregational Church of De Smet, 1880-1884.
Pretty, light head covering.
Sister of Charles Ingalls married to railroad contractor.
Franklin Co. NY map reference
Horace Mann quotation from his Writings, published in 1872.
“Wake up and watch the cattle!”
Line of hay raked together.
100-140 gallon cask.
Baleen used in corsets.
Early drygoods store owner in De Smet.
Fictional Brewster family in THGY.
Their houses predict winter weather.
Short bobbing feather used for hat decoration.
1975-76 animated series.
Dwelling built into the earth.
2008 horse mural composed of smaller paintings of horses,...
Run and jump game.
A light meant to be carried.
ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, & CT.
O Du Leiber Augustin.
Instrument used to remove core sample from a vat of butter, for the sake of testing.
Family living behind the Ingallses in De Smet.
Circa 1862 song by J.P.H.
fiat justitia, ruat caelum…
1869 P. Benson song.
Isaac Watts hymn.
Legislative body of a country.
Resident of Burr Oak, Iowa, during the Ingallses’ stay...
Early De Smet banker.
Warehouse for seed and grain.
Hymn Number 150 in Pure Gold for Sunday Schools.
Youngest sister of Laura Ingalls; she lived 1877-1941.
Sir Walter Scott books.
1792 Robert Burns song.
Dry quart measurements.
How Rose became a great actress.
Metal shoe protector.
1858 J. Warner song.
1879 Will Thompson song.
Part of Willie Oleson’s Noah’s Ark toy.
Sunshine for Sunday Schools hymn.
Used to measure air temperature.
De Smet annual reunion.