Ingalls Homestead

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20812 Homestead Road
De Smet, SD 57231
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On the quarter-section of land Laura Ingalls Wilder's family homesteaded, visitors experience South Dakota pioneer heritage through hands-on activities. Ride the covered wagon across the prairie to a one-room schoolhouse session. Make corncob dolls and ropes, see demonstrations of hay twisting and wheat grinding, drive a pony cart, wash clothes, and interact with farm animals. Camping is available, including covered wagons, a bunkhouse, RV sites and tent camping. Hours are 9 a.m.-7 p.m., daily.

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