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Rose Wilder Lane - Rose Wilder was born December 5, 1886, in De Smet, Dakota Territory, the first child of Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder. Laura tells of Rose's birth and early childhood in The First Four Years.

Rose Wilder Lane - Rose Wilder was born December in De Smet, Dakota Territory, the first child of Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder. Laura tells of Rose's birth and early childhood in The First Four Years.

The Ingalls' living room in De Smet, South Dakota. Laura gave Pa her whole summer teaching salary ($75) to help buy this organ for Mary!

The Ingalls Home in De Smet --Photo courtesy of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society, 105 Olivet Ave.

Historic Locations and Museum Sites for Little House on the Prairie. Have you visited any of these historic Laura Ingalls Wilder sites?

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Cottonwood trees at the Ingalls Homestead, De Smet, South Dakota. Photo by Chad Coppess

Fans of pioneer author Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" series of books or the "Little House on the Prairie" TV series probably alread.

Inside the schoolhouse at Laura Ingalls Wilder historical site, De Smet, Minnesota

Inside the schoolhouse at Laura Ingalls Wilder historical site, De Smet, South Dakota

Laura Ingalls Wilder birthplace: reconstruction of the Little House in the Big Woods on the actual land owned by Charles and Caroline Ingalls at the time of Laura's birth. Located about 7 mi from Pepin, Wi.

Before "Little House on the Pairie" Laura Ingalls Wilder birthplace: reconstruction of the Little House in the Big Woods on the actual land owned by Charles and Caroline Ingalls at the time of Laura's birth. Located about 7 mi from Pepin, Wi.

virtual visit to the homestead in De Smet--the house, the hayroof barn, and the property. Some of the cottonwoods Pa planted are still there.

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Pa's homestead papers describe the family's two homestead buildings. Ma's Little House and the Hay-Roof Barn have been reconstructed on their original locations.

Secretary owned by Laura Ingalls Wilder Family in De Smet South Dakota

Ingalls family furniture item “comes home” to De Smet, SD

Furniture item belonging to one of Laura Ingalls Wilder's relatives near De Smet, SD - recently purchased by the Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society. - Discover Laura in De Smet, SD

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