Ingalls Homestead



For a pioneering experience, it doesn’t get any better than famous author Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little Town on the Prairie,” De Smet. Two of the Ingalls’ actual homes are open for tours, hands-on fun can be found at the site of the original Ingalls Homestead, and every summer an outdoor pageant recreates one of Laura’s books in a setting overlooking the homestead.

Covered wagon ride on the prairie
Girls in Prairie Dress

Surveyor's House, Ingalls family
Homestead bedroom
Laura Ingalls Wilder Homestead
Laura Ingalls Wilder homestead
Girls on the prairie

Performance on the homestead
Laura Ingalls Wilder Homestead on the Prairie
Homestead on the prairie
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