Historic Sites

Congregational Church Site
At the corner of 5th Street and Bedal is the site of the church that the Ingalls family
attended in Walnut Grove, now a private home and unavailable for viewing.

Ingalls School Site
At the corner of 4th Street and Washington is the site of the school that Mary, Laura,
and Carrie attended while living in Walnut Grove, now a private home and
unavailable for viewing.

Pa’s Bell
Now located in the belfry at English Lutheran Church, 450 Wiggins Street,
Walnut Grove.

Masters Store & Hall
Located at the corner of 8th Street and County Road 20 is the Masters Store & Hall where Laura worked while living in Walnut Grove. Built with the help of Charles Ingalls, this building is now owned by the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum and is currently under renovation.

Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Monument
Monument erected remembering early pioneers like the Ingalls.  Located 1.6 miles
north of Walnut Grove on County Road 5.

Wahpeton Prairie
Remnant of tall grass prairie, ox-bow pond and woods along Cottonwood River.
5 miles north on County Road 5, 1 mile east, 1/2 mile north.

When the Prairie Whispers
A walking tour of identified tree varieties in Lower Plum Creek Park.  1 mile west
on County Road 20, 1 mile south and 1/4 mile east on County Road 78.
Purchase guide books at the Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum.