Few People Know That South Dakota Is The Birthplace Of Little House On The Prairie, One Of The Most Beloved Book Series In America

When it comes to beloved American literature, there is no series quite like Laura Ingalls Wilder’s iconic Little House on the Prairie. While most who read the books know Ingalls is referring to the Midwest, few realize that much of her story takes place on a modest homestead right here in South Dakota:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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Address: De Smet, SD 57231, USA