Home Lifestyle Sod Houses Laura Ingalls The Prairie Information


We invite you to step inside these authentically-built replicas.


Dirt Floor


Grass on the roof
Sod walls

Go beyond the door

Hands-on explore

Why build a sod house?

The prairie was treeless

Yet the ground offered building blocks
Ingenious to build a shelter with sod

Historians think a million of them stood on the prairie.

Where have they gone?









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