Find out how the Homestead Act of 1862 helped shape American society in dramatic ways by playing a vital role in the settlement of vast US prairie lands.
The popular and highly-acclaimed ‘Little House on the Prairie’ TV series was based on the beloved books by Laura Ingalls Wilder, about the pioneer days.
For generations, the Little House books have enchanted adults & children, historians & romantics, with stories of the Midwestern frontier of the late 1800s.
See inside an old general store in Oregon that sold everything pioneers needed — from food to tools, shoes to stoves.
What’s it like growing up on national TV? Melissa Gilbert knows all about it. She’s starred in the long-running hit show, Little House on the Prairie, since it began. Dynamite recently met Melissa, who told us what growing up in Hollywood is like, on camera and off.