De Smet, South Dakota is a lovely place, with incredibly lovely people, a beautiful history and promising future. The Wilder Memorial is just one of the landmarks that make this... read more
We invite you to visit the historic homes of famous author, Laura Ingalls...
We invite you to visit the historic homes of famous author, Laura Ingalls Wilder.
Have a fun filled day visiting the Surveyors’ House from By the Shores of Silver Lake. Attend class in the First School of De Smet, the original school that Laura and Carrie attended and visit the home that “Pa” built in 1887.
Visit the Discovery Center for Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Homes pioneer activities! Try to sew on a treadle sewing machine, dress like a pioneer, and learn to read Braille.
summer a new exhibit is on display of original belongings of Laura and her family. A must for all Laura fans.