Paying Attention in De Smet

I woke up realizing that today is kind of a big deal. We’ll be in De Smet, South Dakota in a little while. Readers of the Little House series will know that A LOT happened in De Smet.

Charles Ingalls makes his land claim in De Smet and proves up on it. Once they make it to De Smet, Charles and Caroline live out the rest of their lives here. (That is saying’ something for Pa, because he always had the itch to go further West).

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