Laura Ingalls Wilder’s                                 “Little Town on the Prairie”

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s                                                 “Little Town on the Prairie”

De Smet, SD

Pioneering heritage at its best!

Feel the famous "Little House" stories, written by Laura Ingalls Wilder, come to life on her Dakota Prairie. The Memorial Society, Pageant Association, and Ingalls Homestead all relate to Laura's story. De Smet boasts shopping, B&Bs, motels and restaurants.

  • Experience a unique journey into Laura's life and history with a visit to the two original homes of author Laura Ingalls Wilder.
  • Visit Laura's Living Prairie for a covered wagon ride, historic school session and hands-on pioneering activities for young and old.
  • Enjoy a live outdoor theater production at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Pageant in July. (see Events for specific dates)

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