A man’s drink in cold weather.
In 1880-1881, a long, severe, blinding, and bitterly cold snowstorm.
Small aquatic bird.
Butchered oxen during the Hard Winter.
Ho. Ho. Ho.
1857 James Pierpont song.
Rude by name & nature?
Male of the fallow deer, and leather made from its skin.
SD-IA tributary of Missouri River.
1853 Stephen Foster song.
Triangular end of a building under the roof.
Fictional Brewster family in THGY.
The Ingallses in Indian Territory.
Walnut Grove farming family, originally from Canada.
A carpenter’s instrument for boring holes, chiefly in...
Bayard Taylor poem about Bos Americanus, found in Independent Fifth Reader.
Old Scotch tune.
A native of Genoa, in Italy.
RWL was their namesake, my dear.
Hymn #52, Pure Gold for the Sunday School
Traditional Scottish jig.
Their houses predict winter weather.
April 20 – July 10, 1885.
Statistical registration of members of a country.
Byproduct of wine-making process, used in baking as leavening agent.
1844 Virginia Minstrels song.
One who ousts another from their land.
no good to eat or for anything else
Watch out for ankle grabbers!
Where the milk is before milking.
Bugle-blowing, jigging uncle.
Youngest sister of Laura Ingalls; she lived 1877-1941.
Students in the Wilkin School.
Mother of Laura Ingalls. She lived 1839-1924.
Sisters feuding over a lovely homeplace…and a man.
Tree of the genus Salix.
Spirits distilled from grain.
Pertaining to the United States of America.
A small cottage; a hut or small house.
Bitter purifying medicine.
Family living behind the Ingallses in De Smet.
Neva Whaley Harding tribute.
I bet you can spell this word.
Stores ice blocks in warm weather.
1793 Robert Burns poem.
1847 Epes Sargent poem put to music.
Neighbors of Ingalls family in Pepin Co.
1860s Burke / Malone NY.
Poem by Ann S. Stephens
One of the younger De Smet schoolboys.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning poem.
Homesteading and town life.
Probate Judge, VP of Temperance Society, and first director of De Smet school board.
Family of first depot agent in De Smet.
Proprietor of the Exchange Hotel in De Smet, 1880-1882.
Railroad boss and his brother-in-law.
Durable red color, dyed with madder upon calico or woolen cloth.
Dough cooked in liquid.
Ma & Pa’s final resting place.
On the Way home travelers.
Away Down the RIver on the O-hi-o.
Wetland plains tree, Populus fremontii.
1796 Swiss song translated to English.
Early De Smet banker.
Sail on, silver moon…
Laura and Almanzo didn’t enjoy it.
seventhwinter whimsey’s glass slide pendants!
John May’s son-in-law.
Classmate of Laura Ingalls in De Smet.
Early De Smet druggist.
Walnut Grove revival singer.
Smoked a pipe & grew pretty flowers.
Noah’s ark toy piece.
Shelf above a fireplace.
Pa would play some of the old songs, ‘to go to sleep...
Proprietor of hotel in Burr Oak.
Father of Laura Ingalls. He lived 1836-1902.
“100 feet deep & tapering off for 1/4 mile”
The berry of the bramble, Rubus fruticosous.
Part of Willie Oleson’s Noah’s Ark toy.
Fund-raising communal pot-luck meal.
Carbonized plant matter mined and used as fuel.
Senator from Kansas.
Passed by Congress, March 3, 1873.
Only Ingalls home in original location.
He could not learn his letters!
100-140 gallon cask.
Superintendent of Schools, De Smet.
Salt and sugar pork brine.
The Hard Winter of 1880-1881.
President of Kingsbury County Bank in De Smet.
This is not Mary & Edwin Sanford!
American bittern, a member of the heron family.
Attorney and land agent in De Smet.
Hartville, Mo. study club.
De Smet teacher, 1881-1882.
Florence Wilkin’s father.
Narrow passageway, distinct from public street.
Early hardware store owner in De Smet.
De Smet druggist
Please do not plagiarize.
Early lumber man in De Smet.
Medicine used to treat malaria, made from cinchona bark.
Laura & Almanzo stayed there!
Used to remove foam when boiling maple sap.
De Smet drayman and his performing sons.
Traditional American folk song.
Once upon a time, 60 years ago…
Jack will keep other animals from using it.
Instrument used to remove core sample from a vat of butter, for the sake of testing.
Traditional American dance tune.
Area eroded by wind & water.
Iron block to hammer upon.
County in eastern South Dakota, organized in 1879.
Almanzo Wilder’s childhood in Burke NY.
W-NW & W-SW 9-4N-20E of Black Hills Meridian
Native spotted flower of tallgrass prairie.
The Perry School was on his homestead.
Sounds like beating drums!
Norma Lee Browning article about Rose Wilder Lane.
Way down upon the Swanee River!
Poem used to describe Beatrice Sorchan.
Turns wool into yarn.
Succulent root vegetable.
Baleen used in corsets.
Where you send and receive mail.
1865 Harrison Millard song.
A certainty, as is death.
Pa’s trouble song.
Quilt block pattern.
Laura’s brother (1875-1876)
Deep orange-red gemstone.
Nursery rhyme wordplay on the name Elizabeth.
Twice monthly Missouri farm periodical.
Our National Anthem; words by Francis Scott Key.
Woven cloth bug barrier.
A tributary of the Missouri River.
1842 “Why chime the bells so merrily?”
Franklin Co. NY map reference
Elizabeth Allen poem.
1879 land office town.
Hymn #85, Pure Gold for the Sunday Schools
One who makes wheels and carriages.
Resident of Burr Oak, Iowa, during the Ingallses’ stay...
Chocolate frosting adds to the goodness!
Printer and De Smet newspaper owner.
Ma’s brother and Laura’s uncle
Stone used as tablet for writing upon.
…for two pieces of money.
1871 J.C. Beckel song.
Harrigan & Hart minstrel show.
From The Conqueror, page 144.
April 28 – June 27, 1884
Hog’s flesh salted or pickled and dried, usually in smoke.
Dry quart measurements.
“Mamabess is growing fat.”
1858 J. Warner song.
Pa’s favorite hymn.
Jointed acrobat toy.
1884 song by Bingham & Malloy.
1912 Judge & Williams song.
January 12, 1888, blizzard.
Blade and handle used to cut oats.
A light meant to be carried.
A semi-nomadic finch, Spiza americana.
A number of large beasts assembled together.
Bean porridge cold…
Poem in three parts by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Mother Goose rhyme.
Oxide of calcium mixed with water and used for whitening.
Early harness maker in De Smet.
1792 Robert Burns song.
Hardware store owner, partnered with his brother Gerald.
Elizabeth Clephane poem.
Fine goat leather.
Metal shoe protector.
1845 song by Joseph W. Turner.
Clapping (and kissing) game.
Figure symbolizing the United States.
Traditional Irish fiddle tune.
Any vessel used to hold and display spoons.
Spice-preserved fruit decoration.
Superintendent of Schools, 1883.
Ira Sankey hymn.
“Twenty froggies went to school…”
Crocheted floor covering made of strips of cloth.
Blue-and-white tableware with Chinese story paintings.
Railroad car used to move a settler and/or a settler’s goods.
Used by Mary Ingalls.
Laura helped her sew shirts.