Please do not plagiarize.
April 20 – July 10, 1885.
Legal agreement between nations or sovereigns.
1817 poem by Charles Wolfe.
Clears the tracks.
Traditional Scottish jig.
Game of hiding and surprise to amuse a small child.
First President of the U.S.A.
Dough cooked in liquid.
Poem by Ann S. Stephens
The art of spelling words correctly.
Dry quart measurements.
Sounds like beating drums!
1855 poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Pioneer method by which dried grass is formed into compact...
Military engine used for throwing balls and other instruments of death by the force of gunpowder.
Climbing plant of the genus Ipomœa.
A kind of un-fermented bread, formed into flat cakes, and baked.
Straightens fibers by combing.
Pepin Twp., Pepin Co. Wisconsin
President of Kingsbury County Bank in De Smet.
Edible fatty substance made by churning cream.
Cloth ankle covering.
Container to save strands of hair in.
Variety of printing type.
Hog’s flesh salted or pickled and dried, usually in smoke.
A light meant to be carried.
Walnut Grove revival singer.
Game played on a board of 64 squares.
1842 “Why chime the bells so merrily?”
Knitted bands worn around the wrists for warmth.
Oil used for lighting.
one seven seven ought
1845 song by Joseph W. Turner.
Now is now. It can never be a long time ago.
A large nut, the fruit of a species of Æsculus.
“froze stark stiff”
Town on the Dakota Central R.R. between Brookings and Arlington, platted in 1879.
De Smet, D.T., 1883-1885.
Drygoods store owner, Chauncey Clayson
Seeds of the flowering plant Eriogonum used as a grain.
Hard, silvery, brilliant, internal layer of several kinds of shells, particularly oysters.
Traditional American dance tune.
Area eroded by wind & water.
1860 William Cullen Bryant poem.
Hymn from Pure Gold for the Sunday School.
1864 Henry Coard song.
seventhwinter whimsey’s glass slide pendants!
Hartville, Mo. study club.
The berry of the bramble, Rubus fruticosous.
Warehouse for seed and grain.
Round vessel or cask made of wooden staves.
One of the earliest Stephen Foster songs.
Mother of Laura Ingalls. She lived 1839-1924.
rag. A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered fragment; a shred; a...
Brother of Carter Sherwood.
Leavening agents used in baking.
A lash tied to a handle.
Laura’s brother (1875-1876)
Al-MAN-zo, Al-MAN-zo, Al-MAN-zo
Flaming stars and balls firework.
1856 Benjamin Hamby song.
Cornmeal and water, cooked.
Hair above the lip.
1793 Robert Burns poem.
Where I would like to be right now.
A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening.
Poem used to describe Beatrice Sorchan.
Part of Willie Oleson’s Noah’s Ark toy.
“Wake up and watch the cattle!”
An instrument used for writing. / Material used to clean it after writing.
Large black bird of genus Corvus.
SD-IA tributary of Missouri River.
Currier & Ives print at Rocky Ridge Farm.
One of the first settlers in Kingsbury Co.
Affixed lighting fixture.
1841 Marion Dix Sullivan song.
Stores ice blocks in warm weather.
1794 Robert Burns poem.
De Smet druggist
Railroad contractor who inspired a song.
Hand-made shelf edging.
Long white sticks of chewiness.
Way down upon the Swanee River!
Blade and handle used to cut oats.
Animal horn in which gunpowder is carried.
2008 horse mural composed of smaller paintings of horses,...
“Twenty froggies went to school…”
This is not Mary & Edwin Sanford!
Uncle Peter & Aunt Eliza.
legal document paper
Railroad car used to move a settler and/or a settler’s goods.
Winter for seven months!
Patchwork pattern variations.
Ingalls precious family figurine.
Let’s have some pie!
Tebbutt’s Great Comet of 1881.
Frame worn on the neck for lifting or drawing.
Baleen used in corsets.
Bitter purifying medicine.
Laura and Almanzo didn’t enjoy it.
An aquatic flower, Iris versicolor.
Why didn’t they fly over the creek?
1850 Emily Oakley poem.
Lubricant for wagon wheels and other machinery.
that wicked word
Ornament worn on clothing.
Away Down the RIver on the O-hi-o.
Walnut Grove in the 1870s.
Mrs. Phillip Aubrey Lawrence
One of the younger boys in school.
International temperance fraternal organization.
Metal shoe protector.
Curved metal tool for fastening shoes.
1880 Joseph Skelley song.
He was MARRIED, people!!
1822 Albert Gorton Greene poem.
Silk or blend fabric with short shag surface.
Blank booklet for collecting autographs or photos.
Their houses predict winter weather.
Mother Goose rhyme.
Walnut Grove acquaintance of the Ingallses’ in the 1870s....
George Hartwig’s The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature.
“Mamabess is growing fat.”
On the Way home travelers.
Dried sauce good on biscuits.
A certainty, as is death.
1863 Louis Lambert song.
Traditional American song.
Song from Lalla Rookh.
Medicine used to treat malaria, made from cinchona bark.
Laura loved singing school. It began with singing scales to...
Brass military horn.
17th century Irish tune.
We’ll Rally Round the Flag, Boys!
Bugle-blowing, jigging uncle.
The act of forming a written piece.
A tributary of the Missouri River.
Pastinaca edulis, a white, spindle-shaped root vegetable.
Instructional and entertaining gathering.
As near as I can figure, E.J. was right.
An étagère for books & ornaments.
Grab to open a door.
Carbonized plant matter mined and used as fuel.
Hymn #85, Pure Gold for the Sunday Schools
Superintendent of Schools, De Smet.
Hymn 139 in Pure Gold for the Sunday School.
Revolving railroad platform.
Hymn #22, Pure Gold for Sunday School.
1853 Stephen Foster song.
Early homesteader north of Manchester D.T. Laura Ingalls stayed with them during the spring of 1883.
Early De Smet residential area.
Resident of Burr Oak, Iowa, during the Ingallses’ stay...
Used by Mary Ingalls.
1879 land office town.
Neighbors of Ingalls family in Pepin Co.
Laura helped her sew shirts.
Neighbors of the Ingalls family when living on their preemption claim north of Walnut Grove.
In the frosty mornings and the chilly evenings when they went...
Myristica moschata, used as a spice.
Owner of early grocery store in De Smet.
Parlor game in which players try to remain silent.
Wm. Rogers’ “Crown” silverplate.
Straps worn for holding up pants.
Did Eliza Jane sell fruit to these soldiers?
Three legs (the cow has the udder).
Instrument used by lumbermen to move logs.
Stephen Foster song.
Place of worship.
Laura & Almanzo stayed there!
Byproduct of wine-making process, used in baking as leavening agent.
The first man, the progenitor of the human race.
Robert Browning poem.
One who makes wheels and carriages.
100-140 gallon cask.
Printer and De Smet newspaper owner.
Short bobbing feather used for hat decoration.
Arctic aquatic bird, Alle alle.
mica for stove windows
Sail on, silver moon…
What Almanzo’s shocked oats looked like.
Dwelling built into the earth.
Bayard Taylor poem about Bos Americanus, found in Independent Fifth Reader.
Husband of Mattie Masters.
The railroad comes to Dakota.
Almanzo Wilder farmed here in 1879-1880.
De Smet annual reunion.