Carrie Ingalls Day in Keystone, SD

Happy Birthday, Carrie! Keystone, South Dakota, is celebrating Carrie Ingalls Day on Aug. 3rd.  Every year the hold the event on Carrie’s actual birthday. Carrie, Laura’s little sister, was a longtime resident of Keystone. She moved to Keystone in 1910 when she married mine owner and widower David Swanzey. Keystone invites children and adults to dress in “Laura” costumes and participate in many activities planned from 10 am to 3 pm at the Keystone Area Historical Society Museum.

http://www.keystonechamber.com/kahs/carrieingalls.html

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One comment on “Carrie Ingalls Day in Keystone, SD
  1. Cyndi B says:

    My sister and I went to a celebration in Keystone about 15 years ago. The two ladies that were there putting it on said they were grandchildren of David Swanzey and told us stories about Carrie sewing clothes for them as small children. We had a good time chatting with the two gals, but it was disheartening that there weren’t more people there. It may have been because Sturgis Bike Week was also in full swing!

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