Living Like Laura in DeSmet, South Dakota

Jody Halsted
March 11, 2014
posted under TMS 2013 Rockford, IL
I can remember reading the 'Little House' books by Laura Ingalls Wilder over and over again as I grew up in southwest Iowa. I never grew tired of Laura's stories of life on the western frontier. And though I knew Laura was telling stories of her life, I never imagined that I would be able to visit the places where Laura once roamed the prairies. In the fall of 2012 I shared the 'Little House' books with my own girls, who loved them as much as I did (my eldest can still be found with a 'Laura book' when she has a bit of quiet time). Then, last summer, I surprised them with a trip to "visit" Laura in South Dakota.

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