Donate Today & Preserve Laura's Legacy

Your thoughtful donation enables us to share our collections and programs with visitors around the world!

Your donation will support:

  • Preservation of Laura's legacy as a premier example of the history of rural life on the plains of South Dakota.
  • Ongoing expansion, preservation and display of original Ingalls Wilder artifacts.
  • Preservation of the original homes and school of Laura and her family.
  • Educating children, families and the general public about prairie life and history through the stories of author Laura Ingalls Wilder.
  • Offering educational programs for children through partnership with schools in our state and region.
  • Restoring and providing comprehensive maintenance systems for buildings within the Society's complex.

This is your opportunity to be a part of the Ingalls family legacy. By helping to keep the heritage alive for future generations, you will receive the benefits listed below. They are our way of saying thank you for your generosity and ensuring you can continue to be a part of the amazing history of De Smet.

*All donations are tax deductible. A donation receipt will be provided.