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Buffalo at Wind Cave National Park, Black Hills, South Dakota
Buffalo roamed the prairie in South Dakota

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Laura Ingalls Wilder Was Born
February 7, 1867

Wilder went on to become a teacher. She married and had one daughter who became a journalist. When Wilder was 65 years old, her daughter helped her write her first novel in the series, Little House in the Big Woods.
Try reading a book in the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Then close your eyes and imagine yourself back in the late 1800s, standing in the tall, waving prairie grasses.

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