Friday, September 20, 2002

Fr. Pierre De Smet (1838-1875)

Grades 5-8:

Giant of the Western Trail, The Life of Fr. de Smet by Fr. Michael McHugh


Catholic Encyclopedia

Note: De Smet, South Dakota, the home of Laura Ingalls Wilder (and the setting of her later books, including The Long Winter and These Happy Golden Years, was named after this beloved missionary.

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