Rise! Come forward!
Superintendent of Schools, 1883.
A romantic figure…
Homesteading and town life.
Father of Laura Ingalls. He lived 1836-1902.
mica for stove windows
Elizabeth Allen poem.
A large nut, the fruit of a species of Æsculus.
Dessert made of apples baked in syrup and served with cream.
Cold sores on hands and feet.
Caught by blizzard of ’88.
An instrument used for writing. / Material used to clean it after writing.
American bittern, a member of the heron family.
Oliver Wendell Holmes poem set to music.
One of the first settlers in Kingsbury Co.
Male of the fallow deer, and leather made from its skin.
April 28 – June 27, 1884
Railroad boss and his brother-in-law.
Neva Whaley Harding tribute.
1789 Philip Phile march.
Rodent mammal of the genus Sciurus.
Written testimony of fact.
Where the milk is before milking.
Durable red color, dyed with madder upon calico or woolen cloth.
Knowledge and fancy preserved in writing.
Sir Walter Scott books.
1883 Henry Wellge drawing of De Smet
Clapping (and kissing) game.
Winter windowsill flowers.
1852 song by H.S. Thomson.
Hand-made shelf edging.
Shave and a haircut, two bits!
A strong twisted thread.
Song from Leslie and Randall’s The Conqueror, page 16.
Early song brought to America from Britain.
Parlor game in which players try to remain silent.
A part of a main enclosure which projects toward the exterior.
Pastinaca edulis, a white, spindle-shaped root vegetable.
LHOP cabin was on Section 36
Stephen Foster song.
Family of first depot agent in De Smet.
Early lumber man in De Smet.
De Smet tailor.
Hymn #85, Pure Gold for the Sunday Schools
Ouch! Something bit me!
Put. that. back.
A small, pointed piece of wood, used in fastening.
Nursery rhyme wordplay on the name Elizabeth.
Ingalls family figurine.
From Independent Fifth Reader.
Bent at a right angle.
Rock wall enclosure.
A light meant to be carried.
Person who stops the train.
Instrument used by lumbermen to move logs.
Specific bundle of goods packaged for transport.
Harrigan & Hart minstrel show.
Document renouncing U.S. subjection to Great Britain.
Husband of Mattie Masters.
Laura’s schoolmate in De Smet
Singing school song from The Conqueror.
Conical mass of ice, formed by water freezing as it flows downward.
Poem by Ann S. Stephens
Al-MAN-zo, Al-MAN-zo, Al-MAN-zo
Destination of the Wilder brothers in the fall of 1884.
who’s got one?
1850 Stephen Foster song.
Used to teach someone to read.
“The City, a Mc Kee plain glassware pattern.
Spice-preserved fruit decoration.
Circa 1862 song by J.P.H.
A light scarf worn about the head and neck.
Florence Wilkin’s father.
the lining matched Laura’s eyes
Happy Birthday, Laura!
Edible fatty substance made by churning cream.
Straightens fibers by combing.
Snow plowed into a field.
Straps worn for holding up pants.
Hymn #52, Pure Gold for the Sunday School
Youngest sister of Laura Ingalls; she lived 1877-1941.
Blade and handle used to cut oats.
Older sister and playmate of Almanzo Wilder. She lived 1853-1892.
Miss Wilder knew nothing about birds.
Native spotted flower of tallgrass prairie.
A semi-nomadic finch, Spiza americana.
Traditional Scottish jig.
Mary’s roommate in Vinton.
Almanzo Wilder birthplace.
Light pointed cape worn by ladies, usually made of lace.
A mollusk of the genus Ostrea, having a bivalve shell.
1793 Robert Burns poem.
Antilocapra cervicapra of North America.
Good ones bounce!
Seeds of the flowering plant Eriogonum used as a grain.
Way down upon the Swanee River!
Walnut Grove farming family, originally from Canada.
Indian Territory neighbors of the Ingallses.
Carriage propelled by pedals or feet.
The point of the heavens directly overhead.
1889 song by Michael Nolan.
Younger sister of Laura Ingalls; she lived 1870-1946.
Ornament worn on clothing.
Town in Brown Co., MN.
The first man, the progenitor of the human race.
Ma’s brother and Laura’s uncle
Metal shoe protector.
Village in Redwood County, Minnesota
“Such beautiful stitching!”
Arctic aquatic bird, Alle alle.
Dwelling built into the earth.
Poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Singing school exercise
Walnut Grove friend of Laura’s
…and his first Christmas tree!
100-140 gallon cask.
Oil used for lighting.
Aunt Docia’s pretty collar pin.
Bear fat hair dressing.
Walnut Grove teacher 1877-78.
Attorney and land agent in De Smet.
Unleavened hard bread made from flour and water.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning poem.
Pa’s charade pun.
Hair above the lip.
E.P. LeSuer of Canby, Minnesota.
One of the younger De Smet schoolboys.
Traditional Irish fiddle tune.
Wetland plains tree, Populus fremontii.
Spirits distilled from grain.
1817 poem by Charles Wolfe.
1832 Reverend Samuel F. Smith song.
President of Kingsbury County Bank in De Smet.
Resident of Burr Oak, Iowa, during the Ingallses’ stay...
Coals on top and below.
De Smet Wagon Shop.
1848 Jesse Hutchinson, Jr. song.
NIckname of Edith Ingalls, Laura’s cousin.
n. A stake sharpened or pointed, used in fortification and...
1860 William Cullen Bryant poem.
Walnut Grove, Burr Oak, and De Smet family known by the Ingallses.
Land in Ohio, given to Connecticut upon agreement to give up claim to lands in Pennsylvania.
Dry quart measurements.
Sister of Charles Ingalls married to railroad contractor.
Please do not plagiarize.
1868 comedic opera song.
Early De Smet liveryman.
David and Molly Beaton.
Officer and President of the Chicago & NorthWestern Railway Company.
Probate Judge, VP of Temperance Society, and first director of De Smet school board.
Women’s magazine, 1830-1898.
Railroad car used to move a settler and/or a settler’s goods.
Our National Anthem; words by Francis Scott Key.
A flexible, slender twig or branch used as a band for tying.
Carrie recited it.
Union song from American Civil War.
Printer and De Smet newspaper owner.
Grab to open a door.
Instrument used to remove core sample from a vat of butter, for the sake of testing.
In which Rose becomes a great actress.
Classmate of Laura Ingalls in De Smet.
Proprietor of hotel in Burr Oak.
Dough cooked in liquid.
4th President of the U.S.
Norma Lee Browning article about Rose Wilder Lane.
John May’s son-in-law.
Why didn’t they fly over the creek?
rag. A piece of cloth torn off; a tattered fragment; a shred; a...
A native of Genoa, in Italy.
Heat makes it burst & it’s tasty.
“Mamabess is growing fat.”
The metal. Or five-cent piece.
O Du Leiber Augustin.
Currier & Ives print at Rocky Ridge Farm.
Variety of husk tomato.
1868 A.G. Chase song.
1794 Robert Burns poem.
Preparation used to make things black.
Sisters feuding over a lovely homeplace…and a man.
Tebbutt’s Great Comet of 1881.
Deep orange-red gemstone.
Area eroded by wind & water.