Christmas present for Laura
Rise! Come forward!
Aromatic, creeping evergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, having bright red berries.
One of the first settlers in Kingsbury Co.
Instructional and entertaining gathering.
April 28 – June 27, 1884
Shhh. There’s wheat in the wall!
vain – vote
1861 William Hunter song.
1869 P. Benson song.
Laura’s best friend in De Smet
This is not Mary & Edwin Sanford!
Snow plowed into a field.
Laura’s handwritten manuscript.
Succulent root vegetable.
1878 Glover & Carpenter song.
Early De Smet liveryman.
American Home Missionary Society Superintendent 1874-1886.
Carbonized plant matter mined and used as fuel.
Attorney and land agent in De Smet.
Dry quart measurements.
Rock wall enclosure.
Horace Mann quotation from his Writings, published in 1872.
The berry of the bramble, Rubus fruticosous.
Group organized to raise money to start churches and Sunday schools in the west where there were none.
Heat makes it burst & it’s tasty.
Coarse hemp or flax cloth.
Place of worship.
Smoked a pipe & grew pretty flowers.
Early De Smet grocer.
Father and son owners of early drygoods store in De Smet.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem.
Charles McKay poem.
Walnut Grove Congregational minister and missionary in Dakota.
W-NW & W-SW 9-4N-20E of Black Hills Meridian
One of the earliest Stephen Foster songs.
Location of land purchased in 1868 by Charles Ingalls, Henry Quiner, and Tom Quiner.
Straightens fibers by combing.
De Smet druggist
Rotating condiment set.
1853 Stephen Foster song.
1883 Henry Wellge drawing of De Smet
Warehouse for seed and grain.
Jake Zickrick’s skating partner.
A light meant to be carried.
1865 E.M.H. Gates hymn.
Please do not plagiarize.
1884 song by Bingham & Malloy.
A kind of un-fermented bread, formed into flat cakes, and baked.
Way down upon the Swanee River!
Cornmeal and water, cooked.
Robert Burns tune.
“100 feet deep & tapering off for 1/4 mile”
Blank booklet for collecting autographs or photos.
George Hartwig’s The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature.
…last night she died
Jack will keep other animals from using it.
A corruption of St. Gengoulph.
When Marshalled on the Nightly Plane
1975-76 animated series.
A strong twisted thread.
Village in Redwood County, Minnesota
Son of Laura and Almanzo Wilder
jabot – Justice of the Peace
fiat justitia, ruat caelum…
Hand-made shelf edging.
1926 Rose Wilder Lane book.
1856 Benjamin Hamby song.
Three legs (the cow has the udder).
Buy this book.
Hair above the lip.
Land in Ohio, given to Connecticut upon agreement to give up claim to lands in Pennsylvania.
Railroad car water for drinking.
Any vessel used to hold and display spoons.
Butchered oxen during the Hard Winter.
John May’s son-in-law.
Tree of the genus Salix.
Oil used for lighting.
Rude by name & nature?
A number of large beasts assembled together.
Turns wool into yarn.
Kansas – knothole
1847 Epes Sargent poem put to music.
Walnut Grove farming family, originally from Canada.
A very large quadruped.
Early lumber man in De Smet.
1789 Philip Phile march.
Early De Smet druggist.
Light when the sun is 0-18 degrees below the horizon.
They’d pull a barn, if hitched to it.
Teacher and principal of the first graded school in De Smet
Neighbors of the Ingalls family when living on their preemption claim north of Walnut Grove.
The Ingallses in Indian Territory.
ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, & CT.
1871 J.C. Beckel song.
An étagère for books & ornaments.
Improvised grease lamp.
Where cream rises.
1780 R.B. Sheridan drinking song.
Variable-width handwriting script made with a flexible, pointed nib.
Early drygoods store owner in De Smet.
Frame worn on the neck for lifting or drawing.
Poem used to describe Beatrice Sorchan.
A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand.
Little town along the Zumbro River.
1915 Rose Wilder Lane serial about an aviator.
Place for a china shepherdess.
Dessert made of apples baked in syrup and served with cream.
Whoop! How those eggs do smell!
Father of Laura Ingalls. He lived 1836-1902.
tableland – two-faced
Laura’s brother (1875-1876)
Figure symbolizing the United States.
Name given to various American birds.
Rose’s stubborn donkey
As near as I can figure, E.J. was right.
Early De Smet residential area.
Bright spots on either side of the sun.
1889 song by Michael Nolan.
the lining matched Laura’s eyes
Winter windowsill flowers.
Pastinaca edulis, a white, spindle-shaped root vegetable.
Curdled skim milk.
Walnut Grove church friends.
The Ingalls family moved here in 1879.
1845 song by Joseph W. Turner.
snug and comfortable
hack – hypocrite
Industrialist and founder of Ford Motor Company.
Used to teach someone to read.
Poem by Ann S. Stephens
Mr. Edwards sings it!
Hymnal owned by the Ingalls family.
4840 square yards of land.
1865 Harrison Millard song.
Wooden house built on Charles Ingalls’ Plum Creek preemption claim.
quaker meeting – quinine
A certainty, as is death.
Poem in three parts by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Norma Lee Browning article about Rose Wilder Lane.
Pa’s favorite hymn.
Game played on a board of 64 squares.
Game played with string twisted on the fingers.
Quit crying, Howard.
the child bride
bachelor – “by the pale, silver light…”
There’s a little birdie in the camera, Rose.
1879 land office town.
Used to remove foam when boiling maple sap.
1857 James Pierpont song.
De Smet annual reunion.
His wife wanted Laura.
The first man, the progenitor of the human race.
Where I would like to be right now.
Husband of Mattie Masters.
1879 Will Thompson song.
Laura teaches and falls in love.
Younger sister of Laura Ingalls; she lived 1870-1946.
Ornament worn on clothing.
Laura’s “Aunt Lotty”
Walnut Grove revival singer.
Dwelling built into the earth.
Hartville, Mo. study club.
A part of a main enclosure which projects toward the exterior.
Passed by Congress, March 3, 1873.
Brass military horn.
Gladly; willingly; freely.
Teacher in Burr Oak school, 1876-1877.
Pepin Twp., Pepin Co. Wisconsin
Classmate of Laura Ingalls in De Smet.
International temperance fraternal organization.
makes a hot, quick fire
Patchwork pattern variations.
From Robert Herrick poem.
Parlor game in which players try to remain silent.
Fair Grounds – furrow
…and his first Christmas tree!
Neva Whaley Harding tribute.
President of Kingsbury County Bank in De Smet.