Things to See & Do

Silver Creek's creek bed

Wander along the banks of Silver Creek, as Laura did, and discover the spring.

Family dressed in pioneer costumes in the covered wagon

Dress up in pioneer costumes and climb in the covered wagon for a good photo.

Herb garden outside of the Masters Hotel

Visit the garden to feel and smell the herbs. Read how these herbs were used by pioneers.

Tree at the Burr Oak Cemetery

Locate the headstones that Laura viewed in the Burr Oak Cemetery, as well as an old Burr Oak tree.

Burr Oak Congregational Church Marker

The church that the Ingalls attended is no longer standing, but you can find a marker at that site.

Burr Oak Congregational Church Bell

Ring the same bell that called the Ingalls to the Burr Oak Congregational Church, now placed on the museum's grounds.