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Preserving the Legacy Through Unwavering Support

Have you ever been the lucky winner of an item at one of the Laurapalooza Auctions?  Ever wondered where the money raised by these auctions goes?  Do you know how the Laura Ingalls Wilder Legacy and Research Association actually supports

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Posted in Administrivia, Announcements, Crafting, Cultural Impact, De Smet -- General, De Smet -- LIWMS, Homesites, Museums and Attractions, Laura's Legacy, LauraPalooza 2010: Legacies, LauraPalooza 2012, LauraPalooza 2015, Little House in the News, LIW-Related Items, LIWLRA Communication, Mansfield, People, Uncategorized

Smile! Laura is on Amazon

Amazon Smile Amazon has created a program where if you go in through Amazon smile instead of straight a small percentage of every purchase (taken off Amazon’s share – the price you pay won’t increase) and donate it to your

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Posted in Announcements, Burr Oak, De Smet -- General, De Smet -- LIWMS, Malone, Mansfield, Walnut Grove

Who is Harvey Dunn?

 This year the LauraPalooza conference welcome reception will be held at the South Dakota State Art Museum. The museum got its start when Manchester born, famous artist and illustrator, Harvey Dunn donated a large collection of his prairie paintings. His collection

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Posted in De Smet -- General, LauraPalooza 2015, Little House Travel

Laura Ingalls Wilder Events Around the Country 2015

For a long time I debated if I could possibly keep a list of Laura Ingalls Wilder events around the country up to date. I finally decided that current information is probably best posted on a month by month basis

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Posted in Administrivia, Burr Oak, De Smet -- General, Events, Independence, Little House Travel, Malone, Mansfield, Pepin, Vinton, Walnut Grove

De Smet SD Around the Web

We’re continuing around the Laura Ingalls Wilder homesite towns (with museums) in the order that Laura lived there. Our next stop is De Smet, South Dakota. De Smet is the county seat of Kingsbury County. Situated on Highway 14 with

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Posted in De Smet -- General, De Smet -- Ingalls Homestead, De Smet -- LIWMS, Homesites, Museums and Attractions, Little House Travel

Location Announced for LauraPalooza 2015

The location for LauraPalooza 2015 is announced.

Posted in Announcements, De Smet -- General, LauraPalooza 2015, Little House Travel

Laura Ingalls Wilder Events 2014

2014 Scheduled Laura Ingalls Wilder Events Around the Country.

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Posted in Burr Oak, De Smet -- General, Homesites, Museums and Attractions, Independence, Mansfield, Pepin, Vinton, Walnut Grove

De Smet Fire Department Christmas

De Smet Fire Department celebrates Christmas.

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Days 5 and 6 LauraPalooza July 15-16 2012

Day 5 and Day 6 of LauraPalooza 2012.

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Posted in De Smet -- General, LauraPalooza 2012, Little House Travel

Laura Ingalls Wilder on Dakota Life

Check out the South Dakota Public Television story on the De Smet pageant.

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Posted in De Smet -- General, De Smet -- Ingalls Homestead, Little House Travel

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