common soil worm
Surveyors’ House housemate 1879-80
Arctic aquatic bird, Alle alle.
Traditional American folk song.
Helps you find what you’re looking for.
Chocolate frosting adds to the goodness!
Vehicle powered by steam and run on tracks.
Robert Burns tune.
Snow plowed into a field.
Fair Isle pattern.
The Wilders’ Missouri farm east of Mansfield
Bugle-blowing, jigging uncle.
1868 A.G. Chase song.
Succulent root vegetable.
1760s Augustus Toplady hymn.
Lake Henry & Lake Thompson
Pa’s brother and Laura’s uncle.
Poem in three parts by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Used to remove foam when boiling maple sap.
“Twenty froggies went to school…”
Light pointed cape worn by ladies, usually made of lace.
Laura and Almanzo didn’t enjoy it.
A native of Genoa, in Italy.
Please do not plagiarize.
There’s a little birdie in the camera, Rose.
In which Rose becomes a great actress.
Milliner and dressmaker in De Smet.
Hymn #52, Pure Gold for the Sunday School
Leavening agents used in baking.
Circa 1862 song by J.P.H.
Iron block to hammer upon.
Their houses predict winter weather.
the child bride
Fine goat leather.
January 12, 1888, blizzard.
Mother of Laura Ingalls. She lived 1839-1924.
A lash tied to a handle.
Seeds of the flowering plant Eriogonum used as a grain.
Republican political newspaper.
1700s Isaac Watts hymn.
“The City, a Mc Kee plain glassware pattern.
Popular nursery song, sung in rounds.
Climbing plant of the genus Ipomœa.
Coals on top and below.
1860 William Cullen Bryant poem.
Charles and Elizabeth May Rundle.
Quilt block pattern.
E.P. LeSuer of Canby, Minnesota.
Curdled skim milk.
A small ax with a short handle, to be used with one hand.
Traditional Irish fiddle tune.
The first man, the progenitor of the human race.
Neighbors of Ingalls family in Pepin Co.
one seven seven ought
Whoop! How those eggs do smell!
Registered stallion leased to Almanzo Wilder 1923-1925.
Kingsbury County farmer.
Native spotted flower of tallgrass prairie.
Where sales of public lands are registered.
A very large quadruped.
Buy this book.
Grab to open a door.
Mother Goose rhyme.
Early De Smet druggist.
Outdoor tagging game.
Early undertaker and owner of the first furniture store in De Smet.
Short bobbing feather used for hat decoration.
George Hartwig’s The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature.
Sir Walter Scott books.
1869 P. Benson song.
Parlor game in which players try to remain silent.
Where I would like to be right now.
Charles Ingalls: the Civil War Years
To move in a clumsy, ponderous, or noisy manner.
Ouch! Something bit me!
Light when the sun is 0-18 degrees below the horizon.
1912 Judge & Williams song.
Heather Williams book.
Our National Anthem; words by Francis Scott Key.
1850 Stephen Foster song.
A strong twisted thread.
legal document paper
Imitated Indian battle cry.
Curved metal tool for fastening shoes.
1857 James Pierpont song.
1845 song by Joseph W. Turner.
Pretty, light head covering.
Blue-and-white tableware with Chinese story paintings.
De Smet hotel keeper.
Way down upon the Swanee River!
The Ingalls family moved here in 1879.
Location of land purchased in 1868 by Charles Ingalls, Henry Quiner, and Tom Quiner.
County in eastern South Dakota, organized in 1879.
Part of Willie Oleson’s Noah’s Ark toy.
De Smet teacher, 1881-1882.
Bent at a right angle.
…for two pieces of money.
Song from Leslie and Randall’s The Conqueror, page 16.
“Mamabess is growing fat.”
Applied to sores to help them heal.
Superintendent of Schools, De Smet.
Used to measure air temperature.
Laura Ingalls Wilder’s hand-written list of Bible verses to be read in times of trouble or stress.
Heat makes it burst & it’s tasty.
Twice monthly Missouri farm periodical.
Severe wind and heavy rain that occurs at or near the time of an equinox.
1842 “Why chime the bells so merrily?”
1883 Henry Wellge drawing of De Smet
1856 Benjamin Hamby song.
Al-MAN-zo, Al-MAN-zo, Al-MAN-zo
O Du Leiber Augustin.
1817 poem by Charles Wolfe.
War hatchet used by American Indians.
Person who stops the train.
Norma Lee Browning article about Rose Wilder Lane.
Only Ingalls home in original location.
Proprietor of the Exchange Hotel in De Smet, 1880-1882.
Aunt Docia’s pretty collar pin.
One who makes wheels and carriages.
From The Conqueror, page 144.
Robert Browning poem.
Song from The Conqueror.
You’re getting warmer…
For rosy doll cheeks.
Traditional Scottish jig.
1860s Burke / Malone NY.
Triangular end of a building under the roof.
The land to which one has a right.
A part of a main enclosure which projects toward the exterior.
Revolving railroad platform.
Indian Territory neighbors of the Ingallses.
Early lumber man in De Smet.
Almanzo Wilder farmed here in 1879-1880.
Jake Zickrick’s skating partner.
Poem by Ann S. Stephens
Game played with string twisted on the fingers.
Kingsbury County prairie pothole lake.
Stephen Foster song.
Traditional American dance tune.
Document renouncing U.S. subjection to Great Britain.
2008 horse mural composed of smaller paintings of horses,...
Four don’t go fur…
1975-76 animated series.
Tebbutt’s Great Comet of 1881.
A tributary of the Missouri River.
In 1880-1881, a long, severe, blinding, and bitterly cold snowstorm.
Container to save strands of hair in.
A large nut, the fruit of a species of Æsculus.
1850s Harry Clifton song.
Poem used to describe Beatrice Sorchan.
Father of Laura Ingalls. He lived 1836-1902.
Small aquatic bird.
Hand-made shelf edging.
April 20 – July 10, 1885.
that wicked word
Game played on a board of 64 squares.
He could not learn his letters!
Son of Laura and Almanzo Wilder
Used by Mary Ingalls.
Rodent mammal of the genus Sciurus.
Brother of Carter Sherwood.
1884 song by Bingham & Malloy.
1864 Henry Coard song.
Durable red color, dyed with madder upon calico or woolen cloth.
American Home Missionary Society Superintendent 1874-1886.
1844 Virginia Minstrels song.
A small cottage; a hut or small house.
Bitter purifying medicine.
Laura’s friend and the new clerk at Ruth’s bank.
Women’s magazine, 1830-1898.
An aquatic flower, Iris versicolor.
railroad section house occupied by the Ingallses in 1879-1880
Sunshine for Sunday Schools hymn.
who’s got one?
Conical mass of ice, formed by water freezing as it flows downward.
The art of spelling words correctly.
A kind of un-fermented bread, formed into flat cakes, and baked.
Watch out for ankle grabbers!
Stores ice blocks in warm weather.
Crocheted floor covering made of strips of cloth.
Prairie Song Companion
Shhh. There’s wheat in the wall!
Hard Winter wheat settler
Early harness maker in De Smet.