In which Rose becomes a great actress.
Succulent root vegetable.
Almanzo Wilder farmed here in 1879-1880.
Hymnal owned by the Ingalls family.
Poem used to describe Beatrice Sorchan.
Mother Goose rhyme.
Conical mass of ice, formed by water freezing as it flows downward.
1860s Burke / Malone NY.
Town in Winneshiek County, Iowa.
1880 Joseph Skelley song.
Caught by blizzard of ’88.
Fund-raising communal pot-luck meal.
Where I would like to be right now.
Our National Anthem; words by Francis Scott Key.
Used to remove foam when boiling maple sap.
1841 Marion Dix Sullivan song.
Hand-made shelf edging.
Thoughtless, giddy, haughty, flighty, gay, and noisy.
1842 “Why chime the bells so merrily?”
Immature, raw, awkward.
Mr. Boast’s favorite song.
County in eastern South Dakota, organized in 1879.
Used to teach someone to read.
Buy this book.
n. A stake sharpened or pointed, used in fortification and...
seventhwinter whimsey’s glass slide pendants!
Hymn 139 in Pure Gold for the Sunday School.
Cruciferous plant grown for root and greens.
Popular nursery song, sung in rounds.
David and Molly Beaton.
Heat makes it burst & it’s tasty.
De Smet teacher, 1881-1882.
1863 Louis Lambert song.
1847 Epes Sargent poem put to music.
Myristica moschata, used as a spice.
This is not Mary & Edwin Sanford!
American Home Missionary Society Superintendent 1874-1886.
Stephen Foster song.
100-140 gallon cask.
A mollusk of the genus Ostrea, having a bivalve shell.
1850 Emily Oakley poem.
Straightens fibers by combing.
Native spotted flower of tallgrass prairie.
1844 Virginia Minstrels song.
A kind of un-fermented bread, formed into flat cakes, and baked.
Document renouncing U.S. subjection to Great Britain.
A flexible, slender twig or branch used as a band for tying.
1869 P. Benson song.
LIW / RWL books & articles
Ma’s brother, married to Pa’s sister Polly.
In the frosty mornings and the chilly evenings when they went...
One who is legally bound to another to learn a trade or art.
Homesteading and town life.
Smoked a pipe & grew pretty flowers.
Republican political newspaper.
Traditional Irish fiddle tune.
Walnut Grove teacher 1877-78.
A corruption of St. Gengoulph.
1863 song by Union soldiers.
Railroad car used to move a settler and/or a settler’s goods.
Silk or blend fabric with short shag surface.
The railroad comes to Dakota.
On the Way home travelers.
Bugle-blowing, jigging uncle.
Railroad contractor who inspired a song.
“The City, a Mc Kee plain glassware pattern.
Farm implement for cutting hay or grain.
Quilt block pattern.
Clapping (and kissing) game.
Village in Redwood County, Minnesota
Game played on a board of 64 squares.
As near as I can figure, E.J. was right.
Pastinaca edulis, a white, spindle-shaped root vegetable.
The Perry School was on his homestead.
Hymn 18, Pure Gold for the Sunday School.
hair across the forehead
Jack will keep other animals from using it.
Weekly instructional magazine for children, first published in 1827.
To move in a clumsy, ponderous, or noisy manner.
Large black bird of genus Corvus.
The point of the heavens directly overhead.
A small cottage; a hut or small house.
official property ownership document
Large handkerchief with white pattern on red or blue background.
Early De Smet residential area.
1700s Isaac Watts hymn.
Early hardware store owner in De Smet.
Don’t be left behind!
Older sister and playmate of Almanzo Wilder. She lived 1853-1892.
Question & answer book of religious doctrine.
Only Ingalls home in original location.
Ingalls family figurine.
Hymn #85, Pure Gold for the Sunday Schools
1853 Stephen Foster song.
A streak of silver on the horizon.
Long white sticks of chewiness.
First child of Caroline and Charles Ingalls, 1865-1928; she lost her sight at age 15.
Varying area of North America, believed at times to be uninhabitable by civilized man.
Their houses predict winter weather.
De Smet D.T. in the 1880s.
Early undertaker and owner of the first furniture store in De Smet.
Hardware store owner, partnered with his brother Gerald.
Imitated Indian battle cry.
Enclosure of posts or sticks.
“Mamabess is growing fat.”
Uncle Peter & Aunt Eliza.
Used by Mary Ingalls.
I bet you can spell this word.
A carpenter’s instrument for boring holes, chiefly in...
Severe wind and heavy rain that occurs at or near the time of an equinox.
Lubricant for wagon wheels and other machinery.
One who measures land and delineates the same on paper.
Early song brought to America from Britain.
Ouch! Something bit me!
ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, & CT.
Stores ice blocks in warm weather.
Long towel with ends sewn together, hung on a rod.
Arctic aquatic bird, Alle alle.
Twice monthly Missouri farm periodical.
Short bobbing feather used for hat decoration.
Dessert made of apples baked in syrup and served with cream.
mica for stove windows
The first man, the progenitor of the human race.
Applied to sores to help them heal.
1878 Glover & Carpenter song.
Hard, silvery, brilliant, internal layer of several kinds of shells, particularly oysters.
Hair above the lip.
He could not learn his letters!
Printer and De Smet newspaper owner.
Round vessel or cask made of wooden staves.
De Smet annual reunion.
Probate Judge, VP of Temperance Society, and first director of De Smet school board.
Attorney and land agent in De Smet.
Walnut Grove acquaintance of the Ingallses’ in the 1870s....
April 28 – June 27, 1884
Charles McKay poem.
Away Down the RIver on the O-hi-o.
Al-MAN-zo, Al-MAN-zo, Al-MAN-zo
Serial killers in 1870s Kansas.
Collection of works by Written by Alfred, Lord Tennyson,...
1848 Jesse Hutchinson, Jr. song.
Turns wool into yarn.
1876 hymn, Beulah Land.
The land to which one has a right.
Traditional American dance tune.
Norma Lee Browning article about Rose Wilder Lane.
Parlor game in which players try to remain silent.
Bear fat hair dressing.
Traditional Scottish jig.
Laura and Almanzo didn’t enjoy it.
Ho. Ho. Ho.
Fine goat leather.
Please do not plagiarize.
Early drygoods store owner in De Smet.
Game in which items are deposited and redeemable by a sportive fine.
Flaming stars and balls firework.
Small aquatic bird.
Shelf above a fireplace.
To rub hard for the purpose of cleaning.
Thin, narrow board for fastening or joining.
Son of Laura and Almanzo Wilder
Ma’s brother and Laura’s uncle
legal document paper
Knitted bands worn around the wrists for warmth.
Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Pretty, light head covering.
Written testimony of fact.
A semi-nomadic finch, Spiza americana.
Frame worn on the neck for lifting or drawing.
1793 Robert Burns poem.
Laura & Almanzo stayed there!
A light scarf worn about the head and neck.
1822 Albert Gorton Greene poem.
Iron block to hammer upon.
A little store on wheels.
Old Scotch tune.
Singing school song.
Traditional American folk song.
Pa’s charade pun.
1865 Harrison Millard song.
A lash tied to a handle.
Hymn #52, Pure Gold for the Sunday School