Wm. Rogers’ “Crown” silverplate.
A part of a main enclosure which projects toward the exterior.
1869 P. Benson song.
Fictional Brewster family in THGY.
Applied to sores to help them heal.
Father of Laura Ingalls. He lived 1836-1902.
An étagère for books & ornaments.
Group organized to raise money to start churches and Sunday schools in the west where there were none.
Pastinaca edulis, a white, spindle-shaped root vegetable.
Area eroded by wind & water.
Abandoned cemetery off Playhouse Road.
Chocolate frosting adds to the goodness!
Thin, narrow board for fastening or joining.
1975-76 animated series.
Full moon nearest autumnal equinox
Older sister and playmate of Almanzo Wilder. She lived 1853-1892.
Walnut Grove Congregational minister and missionary in Dakota.
Sisters feuding over a lovely homeplace…and a man.
Rodent mammal of the genus Sciurus.
1891 Henry J. Sayers song.
Uncle Peter & Aunt Eliza.
Watch out for ankle grabbers!
Bayard Taylor poem about Bos Americanus, found in Independent Fifth Reader.
Laura’s “Aunt Lotty”
Now is now. It can never be a long time ago.
Pa’s brother and Laura’s uncle.
“froze stark stiff”
Long towel with ends sewn together, hung on a rod.
Poem by Ann S. Stephens
A certainty, as is death.
the lining matched Laura’s eyes
Varying area of North America, believed at times to be uninhabitable by civilized man.
Fund-raising communal pot-luck meal.
Line of hay raked together.
1823 Payne & Bishop song.
Laura Ingalls Wilder’s memoir.
Round vessel or cask made of wooden staves.
Early De Smet banker.
Baleen used in corsets.
Paperboard used as base for decorative edging.
1844 Virginia Minstrels song.
Noah’s ark toy piece.
Away Down the RIver on the O-hi-o.
Rock wall enclosure.
Arctic aquatic bird, Alle alle.
Pa’s charade pun.
Way down upon the Swanee River!
1855 poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
The order of letters in a word. / A book of exercises on the order of letters.
Kingsbury County prairie pothole lake.
Norma Lee Browning article about Rose Wilder Lane.
Pepin Twp., Pepin Co. Wisconsin
One who measures land and delineates the same on paper.
Edible fatty substance made by churning cream.
Mold of a foot, used in making shoes.
Variety of printing type.
Tebbutt’s Great Comet of 1881.
Hymn Number 150 in Pure Gold for Sunday Schools.
Charles Ingalls: the Civil War Years
Family living behind the Ingallses in De Smet.
April 20 – July 10, 1885.
In 1880-1881, a long, severe, blinding, and bitterly cold snowstorm.
Unleavened hard bread made from flour and water.
Oliver Wendell Holmes poem set to music.
Robert Burns tune.
Game in which a ball is thrown over a structure.
Sister of Charles Ingalls married to railroad contractor.
The point of the heavens directly overhead.
The Ingallses in Indian Territory.
Hymn 18, Pure Gold for the Sunday School.
1860s Burke / Malone NY.
The metal. Or five-cent piece.
The act of forming a written piece.
Railroad car water for drinking.
Carbonized plant matter mined and used as fuel.
Hair above the lip.
Proprietor of hotel in Burr Oak.
Early undertaker and owner of the first furniture store in De Smet.
Short bobbing feather used for hat decoration.
Where the milk is before milking.
Milking the cash cow.
Singing school song.
Improvised grease lamp.
seventhwinter whimsey’s glass slide pendants!
On Mary Power’s name card.
Poem used to describe Beatrice Sorchan.
Weekly family newspaper of the Congregational church.
A carpenter’s instrument for boring holes, chiefly in...
Triangular end of a building under the roof.
Laura’s schoolmate in De Smet
A semi-nomadic finch, Spiza americana.
RWL was their namesake, my dear.
1789 Philip Phile march.
A streak of silver on the horizon.
Large black bird of genus Corvus.
Thoughtless, giddy, haughty, flighty, gay, and noisy.
1841 Marion Dix Sullivan song.
Gladly; willingly; freely.
Sir Walter Scott books.
Their houses predict winter weather.
Hymn #85, Pure Gold for the Sunday Schools
John May’s son-in-law.
Imitated Indian battle cry.
Jointed acrobat toy.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem.
Elizabeth Clephane poem.
that wicked word
One who makes wheels and carriages.
Laura’s handwritten manuscript.
Owner of first saloon in De Smet and boarder at the Ingallses’.
Town in Brown Co., MN.
Elizabeth Allen poem.
n. A stake sharpened or pointed, used in fortification and...
A wasting disease, pulmonary tuberculosis.
A corruption of St. Gengoulph.
Part of Willie Oleson’s Noah’s Ark toy.
1871 novel by Mary Jane Holmes.
Bar to attach traces to.
Silk or blend fabric with short shag surface.
Used to measure air temperature.
Husband of Mattie Masters.
Woven cloth bug barrier.
The Ingalls family moved here in 1879.
Legislative body of a country.
Superintendent of Schools, De Smet.
Isaac Watts hymn.
Horace Mann quotation from his Writings, published in 1872.
Early drygoods store owner in De Smet.
Our National Anthem; words by Francis Scott Key.
Just like Ma used to make.
From The Conqueror, page 144.
Early De Smet grocer.
Buckley and Knauff song.
1847 Steele & Winnemore song.
Minister of the First Congregational Church of De Smet, 1880-1884.
the child bride
Early De Smet residential area.
1792 Robert Burns song.
County in eastern South Dakota, organized in 1879.
common soil worm
What Almanzo’s shocked oats looked like.
De Smet druggist
In which Rose becomes a great actress.
Daniel Decatur Emmett song.
Bright spots on either side of the sun.
Railroad contractor who inspired a song.
A warm covering for receiving the hands.
Game played on a board of 64 squares.
Deep orange-red gemstone.
1856 Benjamin Hamby song.
Town in Wright County, Missouri.
Song from Lalla Rookh.
De Smet hotel keeper.
Aromatic, creeping evergreen, Gaultheria procumbens, having bright red berries.
Neighbors in the Perry District.
Blade and handle used to cut oats.
Once upon a time, 60 years ago…
Why didn’t they fly over the creek?
Ho. Ho. Ho.
Walnut Grove, Burr Oak, and De Smet family known by the Ingallses.
Bent at a right angle.
Put. that. back.
Quit crying, Howard.
To move in a clumsy, ponderous, or noisy manner.
Hymn from Pure Gold for the Sunday School.
Light when the sun is 0-18 degrees below the horizon.
The big one between the lakes.
Jake Zickrick’s skating partner.
Early song brought to America from Britain.
Farm implement for cutting hay or grain.
Question & answer book of religious doctrine.
Pa’s favorite hymn.
Walnut Grove farming family, originally from Canada.
1879 Will Thompson song.
Charles McKay poem.
Iron block to hammer upon.
Narrow passageway, distinct from public street.
Seeds of the flowering plant Eriogonum used as a grain.
Extinct sea bird used to describe dovekie found by Charles Ingalls.
1869 book by Lizzie Bates about a young boy growing up in Scotland.
Dome-like vault on a public building.
Pa would play some of the old songs, ‘to go to sleep...
Resident of Burr Oak, Iowa, during the Ingallses’ stay...
“100 feet deep & tapering off for 1/4 mile”
1857 James Pierpont song.
Winter for seven months!
Little town along the Zumbro River.
Name given to various American birds.
War hatchet used by American Indians.
A light meant to be carried.
Franklin Co. NY map reference